DNS Root Server List Query

G.Wolfe Woodbury ggw at wolves.durham.nc.us
Tue Feb 5 11:57:19 UTC 2008

Dan Track wrote:
> Hi
> I'm curious as to how a fedora DNS server functions on a basic level.
> As far as I am aware when a DNS server queries a domain name and it
> doesn't have it in its cache then it will begin a query from the root
> name servers and then go down the DNS tree until it gets to its final
> result. My question is then where in fedora is this list of root
> nameservers?
> Thanks
> Dan

There should be a "named.ca" file that contains the hints cache for the
root name servers.


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