New replica of Root Server L

New replica of the Root Server L
25-06-2012

It has been activated a new mirror of the L-root server at the Catalonia Neutral Internet Exchange Point (CATNIX), managed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Specifically, it has been installed a new Dell PowerEdge R410 server at CSUC to provide this mirror.

With this new mirror, the F-root server one, managed by the Internet Systems Consortium together with the J root servers' ones, .com and .net, managed by VeriSign, already existing, the DNS queries response time (Names Server) improves and the security increases, due to the fact that the service in case of distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) is guaranteed.