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
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We thank the unsuccessful and withdrawn candidates: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 [ ]
With the assistance of its members and friends (especially AFNIC, RIPE, former OARC Secretariat Paul Vixie, 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 Wed, 2014-08-20 12:39 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:
Later in 2015 OARC will be seeking a full-time Software Engineer.
Candidates should submit a Resume/CV and any supporting documents by
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
The agenda for DNS-OARC's 2014 Spring Workshop and Member EGM on the 10th and 11th May, in Warsaw, Poland is now available here.
This will be held at the same location the subsequent RIPE68 meeting, and we're grateful to Microsoft and Verisign for being our main sponsors for this workshop.
Our talks include a study of Open Resolvers, on detection of Botnet Domains, and on connection-oriented improvements to DNS security. There's also a review of new IETF work on DNS privacy, and a survey of the Namecoin P2P DNS system. A big thank you to our speakers and programme committee for putting a packed agenda together.
Submitted by keith on Thu, 2014-04-17 23:54 categories [ ]
OARC's TLDmon uses Nagios to monitor operational characteristics of authoritative nameservers for the Root Zone and all Top Level Domains. TLDmon checks for authoritative answers, EDNS support, lame delegations, consistent NS RR sets, open resolvers, expired RRSIGs, matching serial numbers, and TCP support. As the Domain Name System continues its evolution, it becomes increasingly important that these critical nameservers are configured correctly.
Submitted by admin on Sun, 2014-03-23 14:45 categories [ ]
Submitted by keith on Wed, 2013-09-25 13:47
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