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How to generate the root.hint file needed by a DNS server?

dig . ns > root.hint

but this may gives an error if your dns-path isn't alive. In that case explicitly specify a nameserver:

dig @<yourDNS> . ns > root.hint

For best results use your providers DNS server.

tips/linux/roothint.txt · Last modified: 2009/06/08 08:30 by erik