[ncc-services-wg] dnsmon - why?
Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Fri Sep 5 17:39:22 CEST 2003
> 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? at some ripe meeting or another, i presented a bit of research. in that research, we conducted an experiment using some "BGP Beacons." within weeks, ripe/ncc had set up a bunch of these beacons, in a fashion that was not usable for our experiments and with no clear goal other than <aol>ME TOO</AOL>. to my knowledge, no researcher has used them to date. all i could figure out was "if we hear of it, we must do it too." randy