[ncc-services-wg] dnsmon - why?
Andre Koopal andre.koopal at nld.mci.com
Fri Sep 5 10:24:49 CEST 2003
On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 10:09:54AM +0200, Hank Nussbacher wrote: > Continuing in my previous view of examining RIPE services and alternatives > that are available: > > At the RIPE meeting, I saw http://dnsmon.ripe.net. > > How is this different than: > http://www.caida.org/cgi-bin/dns_perf/main.pl > and > http://www.cymru.com/DNS/dns.html > > Wouldn't it make sense to use these services to monitor country roots > rather than create yet another new RIPE service? > > -Hank > If I have a quick look, and in my feeling the stats are quite different. First of all, RIPE NCC, as the operator of k.root-servers.net need some stats for there operations so why not make them public. Secondly the data is quite usefull, and once the infrastructure is in place it makes sense to use it for other nameservercomplexes as well. Regards, Andre Koopal MCI