Updating the root hint
It has no information about IPv6 and recently changed root server IP address. How do I update my root hints data file under Debian and Red Hat Bind 9 server? The Root Trust Anchor, or Key Signing Key, is used by DNSSEC-enabled software to verify the contents of the DNS root zone is valid.It additionally enables a single chain of trust to DNSSEC-enabled top-level domains and beyond.Anderson Patricio is a Canadian MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, and Office Server and Services, besides the Microsoft Award he also holds a Solutions Master (MCSM) in Exchange and several other certifications.Anderson has been contributing to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, twitter, forums and book reviews.Even better though would be to put the IP address of one of the root servers returned above. 18.104.22.168 nameserver = f.nameserver = e.nameserver = d.nameserver = c.nameserver = b.nameserver = a.f.internet address = 22.214.171.124 f.AAAA IPv6 address = 20c:e0::1 e.internet address = 203.1 e.AAAA IPv6 address = 2001:dd8:6::101 d.internet address = 2.53 d.AAAA IPv6 address = 20c10::53 c.internet address = 126.96.36.199 c.AAAA IPv6 address = 20f0::10 b.internet address = 188.8.131.52 b.AAAA IPv6 address = 20::87 a.internet address = 184.108.40.206 a.AAAA IPv6 address = 20::73 Server: Un Known Address: 220.127.116.11 (root) nameserver = l.(root) nameserver = h.(root) nameserver = b.(root) nameserver = k.(root) nameserver = f.(root) nameserver = c.(root) nameserver = d.(root) nameserver = j.(root) nameserver = i.(root) nameserver = g.(root) nameserver = m.(root) nameserver = e.(root) nameserver = a.l.internet address = 18.104.22.168 l.AAAA IPv6 address = 200:3::42 h.internet address = 22.214.171.124 h.AAAA IPv6 address = 200:1::803f:235 b.internet address = 192.2 b.AAAA IPv6 address = 20::b k.internet address = 126.96.36.199 k.AAAA IPv6 address = 2001:7fd::1 f.internet address = 188.8.131.52 f.AAAA IPv6 address = 200:2f::f c.internet address = 184.108.40.206 c.AAAA IPv6 address = 200:2::c d.internet address = 220.127.116.11 So there you have it.
Always download a new version of db.cache once or twice year is sufficient. The best place to get update about this file is bind-users mailing list." ; configuration file of BIND domain name servers). Always download a new version of db.cache once or twice year is sufficient. Somehow I came upon the root hints of my Windows DNS Server today and had a thought to update it. You can find the root hints by right clicking on the server and going to the ‘Root Hints’ tab.; ; This file is made available by Inter NIC ; under anonymous FTP as ; file /domain/db.cache ; on server FTP. 3600000 AAAA 203: C27:: ; ; operated by RIPE NCC ; .