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0d9Deploy360@IETF90, Day 2: DNSOP, DANE, UTA, V6OPS, IDR,...
Today seems to be DNS Day here at IETF 90 in Toronto with the two major DNS-related working groups we follow here at Deploy360, DNSOP and DANE, both meeting on the same day.  We ve also got V6OPS meeting again (as they...
1d15How does the "primary name server" SOA value work?
I feel silly, but I can't find the answer to this anywhere, even in the RFC spec (I didn't read the whole thing, no). If a domain has a primary name server record in the SOA that doesn't have a matching nameserver record...
1d12OpenDNSSEC 1.4.6
Version 1.4.6 of OpenDNSSEC has now been released: Updates: Signer Engine: Print secondary server address when logging notify reply errors. Build: Fixed various OpenBSD compatibility issues found by Patrik Lundin...
1d12OpenDNSSEC 1.3.18
Version 1.3.18 of OpenDNSSEC has now been released: Updates: OPENDNSSEC-620: conf.xml: New options: PidFile for both enforcer and signer, and SocketFile for the signer. Build: Fixed various OpenBSD compatibility issues...
1d10Domain “slammer” finally gets suspended by ICANN
The beneficiary of the long-running Domain Registry of America scam is finally at risk of losing its ICANN accreditation. ICANN has suspended Brandon Gray Internet Services, which does business as NameJuice.com, due to...
1d10.tk passes 25 million domains
The .tk registry has become only the second TLD to pass 25 million domain names. Netherlands-based Dot TK passed the milestone at the weekend, according to statistics posted on its web site, and today has 25,068,128...
1d10That’s all folks! Final gTLD app gets approved
ICANN has finally finished evaluation all 1,930 new gTLD applications from the 2012 round. Indian conglomerate Tata Group s dot-brand .tata passed Extended Evaluation (pdf) on Friday, having apparently secured the...
1d10Deploy360@IETF90, Day1: v6OPS, DNSSEC in SIPCORE, 6TISCH...
Today here in Toronto at IETF 90 the main activity for the Deploy360 team will be the IPv6 Operations (V6OPS) session happening at 9:00am EDT this morning.  The V6OPS agenda  shows that today there will be three larger...
2d10Un petit galop d'essai avec le système Haka (filtrage,...
Le 10 juillet dernier, lors des RMLL (https://2014.rmll.info/) à Montpellier, j'ai eu le plaisir de participer à l'« Atelier HAKA : un langage open source [sic] de sécurité réseau ». Haka (http://haka-security.org/) est...
4d15RFC 7314: Extension Mechanisms for DNS (EDNS) EXPIRE...
L'enregistrement DNS SOA (Start Of Authority) a un champ "expire" qui indique au bout de combien de temps un serveur esclave qui ne réussit pas à contacter le maître peut arrêter de servir la zone. Si l'esclave a eu les...
5d14Congrats to Spain (.ES) and Croatia (.HR) on on their...
Congratulations to the teams at the top-level domains (TLDs) of both .ES (Spain) and .HR (Croatia) for getting their DNSSEC-signed TLDs in the root of DNS!  Looking at Rick Lamb s DNSSEC Deployment Report today I can see...
5d15A Huge Amount Of DNSSEC Activity Next Week At IETF 90 In...
If you are interested in DNSSEC and/or DNS security in general, there is going to be a great amount of activity happening in a number of different working group sessions at IETF 90 next week in Toronto. I wrote about all...
6d16What Is the Difference between Authoritative and Recursive..
DNS Overview The Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the most essential parts of the Internet’s infrastructure. By using DNS, you can connect to a website like opendns.com without having to know the website s IP address....
6d14Dot-brands get another year to sign ICANN contract
ICANN has offered dot-brand gTLD applicants the ability to delay the signing of their Registry Agreements until July 29, 2015, nine months later than under the former process. The extension was offered by ICANN after...
6d14New domain scam? ICANN issues vague warning
ICANN has warned internet users about a domain name scam that exploits the ICANN name and logo. Not giving away much information, ICANN said in a statement: It has been brought to ICANN s attention that some online...
7d18Track all the popular new gTLD domains on DI
Want to get a full daily list of which new gTLD domains have Alexa rank? From today DI PRO subscribers can, with our new Popular New gTLD Domains feature. Updated once a day, the report comprises a list of new gTLD...
7d14RFC 7291: DHCP Options for the Port Control Protocol (PCP)
Le protocole PCP, normalisé dans le RFC 6887 permet à la machine de M. Michu de configurer un routeur/traducteur, par exemple pour lui demander de laisser passer le trafic entrant vers un port donné. La norme PCP ne...
8d18.moscow beats .москва 22-to-1 in sunrise
The concurrent sunrise periods of .moscow and .москва have unsurprisingly seen the Latin-script new gTLD trounce the Cyrillic version. There were 154 registrations in .moscow, according to FAITID, the registry for both...
8d17The top 35 most-popular new gTLD sites
New gTLDs have been on the market for months now, and the slow process of building out sites is underway. As regular readers and DI PRO subscribers know, one way DI tracks the popularity of domain names, and therefore...
8d17Data structures and algorithms
"Bad programmers worry about the code. Good programmers worry about data structures and their relationships." - Linus Torvalds "If you've chosen the right data structures and organized things well, the algorithms...
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