The DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center (DNS-OARC) brings together key operators, implementors, and researchers on a trusted platform so they can coordinate responses to attacks and other concerns, share information and learn together.
DNS-OARC has five key functions:
DNS-OARC participants fall into one or more of the following categories:
To inquire about membership, or for any other questions, please contact the OARC Admin.
Submitted by wessels on Thu, 2008-07-03 22:40
ICANN's Root Server System Advisory Committee has recently defined two standards, including RSSAC 002 , designed to obtain a baseline of the metrics for the Root Zone, specifically so that root operators can detect and mitigate any abnormalities in the performance of the DNS Root Server System as it continues to grow and develop.
Submitted by dalini on Sun, 2015-05-10 18:50
A Day in the Life of the Internet is a large-scale data collection project initially undertaken by CAIDA and subsequently by OARC every year since 2006. This year, the DITL collection will take place in April. If you would like to participate by collecting and contributing DNS packet captures, please subscribe to the DITL mailing list.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2015-03-25 23:45
With the assistance of its members and friends (especially AFNIC, RIPE, Paul Vixie, Peter Koch and Paul Hoffman) DNS-OARC has assembled a historical archive of the DNS root zone dating back to July 1999. This Root Zone Archive is a part of our larger project, the Zone File Repository.
Root Zone Trends
The following graph shows trends in the contents of the root zone:
Submitted by admin on Mon, 2015-03-16 15:03 categories [ ]
Submitted by keith on Fri, 2015-03-13 20:02 categories [ ]
The following candidates were re/elected to the OARC Board for 2-year terms:
OARC welcomes and congratulates the new Board members on their successful election.
We thank the unsuccessful and withdrawn candidates:
for their willingness to consider serving on OARC's Board.
We also want to express a special thanks to our outgoing Board members Antoin Verschuren and Matt Pounsett for their years of service and energetic contribution to OARC.
Submitted by keith@ on Mon, 2014-10-13 18:50 categories [ ]
This will be held in co-operation with the ccNSO Tech Day of the subsequent ICANN51 meeting. The OARC AGM and member-only session will be held on Saturday 11th October, the main workshop on Sunday 12th, and a joint session with ICANN's Tech Day on Monday 13th.
Submitted by keith@ on Wed, 2014-09-24 14:13 categories [ ]
During the 2014 OARC Annual General Meeting we will be electing three seats on the OARC Board of Directors. The seats becoming available are doing so on the following basis:
Submitted by keith on Thu, 2014-09-18 19:59 categories [ ]
As part of OARC's strategic development plan, we will be hiring for a number of positions in 2014/5. These are unique opportunities for independent-minded candidates seeking to develop their experience and skills with a nonprofit organization of critical importance to the future of the Internet. This is a chance to play a key role in growing OARC as a respected, sustainable, autonomous, neutral organization.
Current open positions:
Submitted by keith on Thu, 2014-07-17 20:38 categories [ ]
There are a number of DNS Looking Glass sites around the Internet that will allow anyone to send a DNS query from that location. Looking Glasses are of particular use in the case of troubleshooting a problem with a DNS zone that is served from an anycasted service. In the event of a problem with the service, the view of a zone can be very different from distant places on the Internet.
Here is a list of some of the known looking glass sites around the Internet:
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2014-05-12 12:45
ARI Registry Services
Public Interest Registry
University of Maryland