Bug 448447 - outdated named.ca root zone hints
outdated named.ca root zone hints
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 363531
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: caching-nameserver (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Tkac
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Reported: 2008-05-26 19:14 EDT by Travers Carter
Modified: 2013-04-30 19:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-27 06:59:06 EDT
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Description Travers Carter 2008-05-26 19:14:00 EDT
Description of problem:
The root hint zone /var/named/named.ca shipped in caching-nameserver is out of 
date, it contains an old address for the "L" root server.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Compare /var/named/named.ca to ftp://ftp.internic.net/domain/named.cache
Actual results:
/var/named/named.ca lists:
; operated by ICANN
.                        3600000      NS    L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.      3600000      A

Expected results:
but ftp://ftp.internic.net/domain/named.cache lists:
; operated by ICANN
.                        3600000      NS    L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.      3600000      A

Additional info:
There also seems to have been an issue around a possibly bogus server
running on the old IP

See also the CentOS bug report for this issue:
Comment 1 Adam Tkac 2008-05-27 06:59:06 EDT
Already fixed in 5.2

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 363531 ***

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