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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-dnsop-hardie-shared-root-server-03.txt



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This draft is a work item of the Domain Name Server Operations Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Distributing Root or Authorittative Name Servers via 
                          Shared Unicast Addresses
	Author(s)	: T. Hardie
	Filename	: draft-ietf-dnsop-hardie-shared-root-server-03.txt
	Pages		: 
	Date		: 08-Feb-01
	
This memo describes a set of practices intended to enable an
authoritative name server operator to provide access to a single
named server in multiple locations.  The primary motivation for the
development and deployment of these practices is to increase the
distribution of DNS servers to previously under-served areas of the
network topology and to reduce the latency for DNS query responses
in those areas.  This document presumes a one-to-one mapping between
named authoritative servers and administrative entities (operators).
This document contains no guidelines or recommendations for caching
name servers.

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