dns-root-data - DNS root data including root zone and DNSSEC key

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name: dns-root-data
Package version: 2015052300+h+1
Package release:
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 54 B
Download size: 14.66 KB
Official Mirror: archive.ubuntu.com
This package contains various root zone related data as published by IANA to be used by various DNS software as a common source of DNS root zone data, namely: * Root Hints (root.hints) * Root Trust Anchors (root.key, root.ds)



    Source package: dns-root-data

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install dns-root-data deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install dns-root-data


    • /usr/share/dns/root.ds
    • /usr/share/dns/root.hints
    • /usr/share/dns/root.key
    • /usr/share/doc/dns-root-data/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/dns-root-data/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/dns-root-data/draft-icann-dnssec-trust-anchor.html
    • /usr/share/doc/dns-root-data/draft-icann-dnssec-trust-anchor.txt.gz


    2015-09-01 - Ondřej Surý <ondrej@debian.org> dns-root-data (2015052300+h+1) unstable; urgency=medium * Update root.hints to 2015052300 version * Move the package under Debian DNS Maintainers umbrella * Implement the H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET IP addresses changes that's scheduled for December 1st, but operational now

    2014-09-04 - Ondřej Surý <ondrej@debian.org> dns-root-data (2014060201+2) unstable; urgency=medium * Use full path for dnssec-dsfromkey (Closes: #760103)

    2014-06-30 - Ondřej Surý <ondrej@debian.org> dns-root-data (2014060201+1) unstable; urgency=low * Add Robert Edmonds as co-maintainer * Don't install root zone (it changes too often) and install static data into /usr/share/dns/ * Also install dnssec-trust-anchor documentation into the package * Strip unbound-anchor metadata from root.key when fetching new root.key

    2014-06-26 - Ondřej Surý <ondrej@debian.org> dns-root-data (2014060201) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release (Closes: #752745)