As part of the long term ambition to provide the Internet root
nameservers with extremely stable homes in all possible respects we
plan to change the source autonomous system for i.root-servers.net
from AS8674 (NETNOD INTERNET EXCHANGE) to AS29216 (dedicated as
We hope that after this change i.root-servers.net will never have to
change source AS again.
We intend to implement this change next week during the NANOG29
a) This is a planned operation, not an emergency.
b) We will not change the IP adress of the i.root-servers.net service,
only the source AS.
c) We will not change any of the several servers providing the
i.root-servers.net service in any way. It will be the same servers
at the same locations providing exactly the same service as usual.