12 December 2008
The set of DNS root servers served under the hostname l.root-servers.net now have IPv6 capability, and have been added to the DNS root zone.
We encourage operators of DNS infrastructure to update their DNS software to the most-updated IP addresses for the root servers. In particular, many DNS resolvers have a DNS root “hints” file. This should be updated with the revised set of IP addresss.
New hints files are available at the following URLs: