DNS project - Year 2 Goals

Year 2 of the NSF sponsored CAIDA DNS project was from September 1, 2005 till August 31, 2006.

Sponsored by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Principal Investigator: kc claffy

Funding source:  OAC-0427144 Period of performance: September 15, 2004 - August 31, 2009.

Operational characterization of DNS
Task Lead Collaborators Notes Status
7-day delayed web pages of workload on F root global nodes Duane Wessels Measurement Factory, ISC dsc done
Simultaneous data collection at multiple DNS root server anycast instances Paul Vixie, Brian Reid ISC & OARC members tcpdump 48 hrs of data in Sep 05 & Jan 06
Analysis of load at anycast root servers kc claffy, Marina Fomenkov, Brad Huffaker ISC perl scripts published
Analysis of spurious traffic at root servers TBD ISC perl scripts
Recommendations for future large scale simultaneous DNS data collections kc claffy, Marina Fomenkov, Brad Huffaker ISC & OARC done
Monitor open resolvers in the Internet Duane Wessels scripts ongoing since Jun 06
Solicit feedback on open resolver survey from operator community Duane Wessels, Brad Huffaker Measurement Factory scripts ongoing
Run dsc on CAIDA & SDSC servers Josh Polterock SDSC dsc done
Research & modeling
Task Lead Collaborators Notes Status
Anycast simulations kc claffy, George Riley GA Tech scripts done
Analysis of RFC1918 private addresses in DNS Hao Shang, Marina Fomenkov ISC perl scripts published
Indexing traces collected at root servers in 2006 into the DatCat Marina Fomenkov, Brad Huffaker CoralReef, submission API done
Task Lead Collaborators Notes Status
CAIDA DNS project web site Marina Fomenkov, Alex Ma web scripts done
Configuration BCPs for DNS resolvers Duane Wessels Measurement Factory    
Instructions how to disable dynamic DNS updates on Microsoft Windows systems Hao Shang, Marina Fomenkov done
DNS research workshop kc claffy ISC   done in Year 3
Publish the list of Open Resolvers Duane Wessels Measurement Factory   done
Publish case studies of root server clients' misbehavior Duane Wessels ISC (F-root), Measurement Factory dsc done
Task Lead Collaborators Notes Status
Collect dsc user feedback Marina Fomenkov, Tom Guptill done
Modify dsc Duane Wessels, TBD Measurement Factory done
Develop dsc "Easy to install" guide Marina Fomenkov, Tom Guptill done
Maintain NeTraMet traffic monitor Nevil Brownlee Univ. of Auckland ongoing