Chinese Journal of Network and Information Security ›› 2017, Vol. 3 ›› Issue (3): 1-12.doi: 10.11959/j.issn.2096-109x.2017.00150

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Study on the development of the DNS root system

Zhi-wei YAN1,2,Guang-gang GENG1,2,Hong-tao LI1,2,Xiao-dong LI1,2   

  1. 1 China Internet Network Information Center,Beijing 100190,China
    2 National Engineering Laboratory for Internet Domain Name Management,Beijing 100190,China
  • Revised:2017-02-11 Online:2017-03-01 Published:2017-03-25
  • Supported by:
    The National Natural Science Foundation of China(61375039);The National Natural Science Foundation of China(61303242)


The development history of the DNS root system was described and the management of the DNS root service was explained in detail.Based on the shortcomings on efficiency,scalability and stability of the current DNS root server management model,the extension schemes from both policy and technology points of views were summarized and analyzed.

Key words: domain name, root system, anycast, ubiquitous DNS root service

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