The early root servers

The following are some historical copies of the hints to find the root servers. The following has a list of old root hints with links to the original files (either as zone files or as documentation), and then a list of old IP addresses still in use (as of 2016-09). If you know of any older copies, please let us know.


1983-11-02

Source: RFC 883: DOMAIN NAMES - IMPLEMENTATION and SPECIFICATION

.. 9999999 IN NS B.ISI.ARPA
.. 9999999 CS NS UDEL.CSNET
B.ISI.ARPA 9999999 IN A 10.3.0.52
UDEL.CSNET 9999999 CS A 302-555-0000

(Note: in RFC 882: ".. Two free standing dots represent the null domain name of the root.")


1986-05-14

Source: 4.3BSD /usr/doc/smm/11.named/named.ca

. 99999999 IN NS USC-ISIC.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS USC-ISIB.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS BRL-AOS.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS SRI-NIC.ARPA.
BRL-AOS.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 128.20.1.2
BRL-AOS.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 192.5.22.82
SRI-NIC.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 10.0.0.51
USC-ISIB.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 10.3.0.52
USC-ISIC.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 10.0.0.52

1987-11-19

Source: archives/1980s/net1/net.1/named/master/root.cache

. 99999999 IN NS A.ISI.EDU.
. 99999999 IN NS BRL-AOS.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS GUNTER-ADAM.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 99999999 IN NS SRI-NIC.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
A.ISI.EDU. 99999999 IN A 26.3.0.103
BRL-AOS.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 128.20.1.2
BRL-AOS.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 192.5.22.82
BRL-AOS.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 99999999 IN A 128.213.5.17
GUNTER-ADAM.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 26.1.0.13
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 128.102.16.10
SRI-NIC.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 10.0.0.51
SRI-NIC.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 26.0.0.73
TERP.UMD.EDU. 99999999 IN A 10.1.0.17

1988-02-28

Source: archives/1980s/net1/net.1/named/doc/BOG/root.cache

. 99999999 IN NS A.ISI.EDU.
. 99999999 IN NS BRL-AOS.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS GUNTER-ADAM.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 99999999 IN NS SRI-NIC.ARPA.
. 99999999 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
A.ISI.EDU. 99999999 IN A 26.3.0.103
BRL-AOS.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 128.20.1.2
BRL-AOS.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 192.5.22.82
BRL-AOS.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 99999999 IN A 128.213.5.17
GUNTER-ADAM.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 26.1.0.13
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 128.102.16.10
SRI-NIC.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 10.0.0.51
SRI-NIC.ARPA. 99999999 IN A 26.0.0.73
TERP.UMD.EDU. 99999999 IN A 10.1.0.17

1990-04-29

Source: archives/csrg-archives/disk2/mnt/4.3reno/usr/src/share/doc/smm/11.named/root.cache

. 99999999 IN NS A.ISI.EDU.
. 99999999 IN NS AOS.BRL.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS GUNTER-ADAM.AF.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
A.ISI.EDU. 99999999 IN A 128.9.0.107
A.ISI.EDU. 99999999 IN A 26.3.0.103
AOS.BRL.MIL. 99999999 IN A 128.20.1.2
AOS.BRL.MIL. 99999999 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 99999999 IN A 192.33.4.12
GUNTER-ADAM.AF.MIL. 99999999 IN A 26.1.0.13
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 192.52.195.10
TERP.UMD.EDU. 99999999 IN A 128.8.10.90
ns.NIC.DDN.MIL. 99999999 IN A 192.67.67.53

1990-06-30

Source: archives/csrg-archives/disk2/mnt/4.3reno/usr/src/etc/namedb/root.cache

. 7 IN NS A.ISI.EDU.
. 7 IN NS AOS.BRL.MIL.
. 7 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 7 IN NS GUNTER-ADAM.AF.MIL.
. 7 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 7 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 7 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
A.ISI.EDU. 7 IN A 128.9.0.107
A.ISI.EDU. 7 IN A 26.3.0.103
AOS.BRL.MIL. 7 IN A 128.20.1.2
AOS.BRL.MIL. 7 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 7 IN A 192.33.4.12
GUNTER-ADAM.AF.MIL. 7 IN A 26.1.0.13
NS.NASA.GOV. 7 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 7 IN A 192.52.195.10
NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 7 IN A 192.67.67.53
TERP.UMD.EDU. 7 IN A 128.8.10.90

1991-04-17

Source: archives/csrg-archives/disk2/mnt/net.2/usr/src/share/doc/smm/11.named/root.cache

. 99999999 IN NS A.ISI.EDU.
. 99999999 IN NS AOS.BRL.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS GUNTER-ADAM.AF.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
A.ISI.EDU. 99999999 IN A 128.9.0.107
A.ISI.EDU. 99999999 IN A 26.3.0.103
AOS.BRL.MIL. 99999999 IN A 128.20.1.2
AOS.BRL.MIL. 99999999 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 99999999 IN A 192.33.4.12
GUNTER-ADAM.AF.MIL. 99999999 IN A 26.1.0.13
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 192.52.195.10
TERP.UMD.EDU. 99999999 IN A 128.8.10.90
ns.NIC.DDN.MIL. 99999999 IN A 192.67.67.53

1991-10-01

Source: archives/csrg-archives/disk2/mnt/4.4BSD-Lite1/usr/src/contrib/bind-4.9.2/contrib/umich/root.cache

. 999999 IN NS AOS.BRL.MIL.
. 999999 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 999999 IN NS KAVA.NISC.SRI.COM.
. 999999 IN NS NIC.NORDU.NET.
. 999999 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 999999 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 999999 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
AOS.BRL.MIL. 999999 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 999999 IN A 192.33.4.12
KAVA.NISC.SRI.COM. 999999 IN A 192.33.33.24
NIC.NORDU.NET. 999999 IN A 192.36.148.17
NS.NASA.GOV. 999999 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 999999 IN A 192.52.195.10
NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 999999 IN A 192.112.36.4
TERP.UMD.EDU. 999999 IN A 128.8.10.90

1993-04-15

Source: archives/csrg-archives/disk3/mnt/4.4/usr/src/contrib/bind-4.9/doc/BOG/root.cache

. 99999999 IN NS AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS KAVA.NISC.SRI.COM.
. 99999999 IN NS NIC.NORDU.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.INTERNIC.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL. 99999999 IN A 128.63.4.82
AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL. 99999999 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 99999999 IN A 192.33.4.12
KAVA.NISC.SRI.COM. 99999999 IN A 192.33.33.24
NIC.NORDU.NET. 99999999 IN A 192.36.148.17
NS.INTERNIC.NET. 99999999 IN A 198.41.0.4
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 192.52.195.10
NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 99999999 IN A 192.112.36.4
TERP.UMD.EDU. 99999999 IN A 128.8.10.90

1993-04-21

Source: archives/csrg-archives/disk2/mnt/4.4BSD-Lite1/usr/src/contrib/bind-4.9.2/master/root.cache

. 99999999 IN NS AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS KAVA.NISC.SRI.COM.
. 99999999 IN NS NIC.NORDU.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.INTERNIC.NET.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 99999999 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 99999999 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL. 99999999 IN A 128.63.4.82
AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL. 99999999 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 99999999 IN A 192.33.4.12
KAVA.NISC.SRI.COM. 99999999 IN A 192.33.33.24
NIC.NORDU.NET. 99999999 IN A 192.36.148.17
NS.INTERNIC.NET. 99999999 IN A 198.41.0.4
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 99999999 IN A 192.52.195.10
NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 99999999 IN A 192.112.36.4
TERP.UMD.EDU. 99999999 IN A 128.8.10.90

1993-06-09

Source: archives/csrg-archives/disk2/mnt/4.4BSD-Lite1/usr/src/etc/namedb/root.cache

. 7 IN NS A.ISI.EDU.
. 7 IN NS AOS.BRL.MIL.
. 7 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 7 IN NS GUNTER-ADAM.AF.MIL.
. 7 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 7 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 7 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
A.ISI.EDU. 7 IN A 128.9.0.107
A.ISI.EDU. 7 IN A 26.3.0.103
AOS.BRL.MIL. 7 IN A 128.20.1.2
AOS.BRL.MIL. 7 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 7 IN A 192.33.4.12
GUNTER-ADAM.AF.MIL. 7 IN A 26.1.0.13
NS.NASA.GOV. 7 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 7 IN A 192.52.195.10
NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 7 IN A 192.67.67.53
TERP.UMD.EDU. 7 IN A 128.8.10.90

1994-06-24

Source: archives/csrg-archives/disk3/mnt/4.4/etc/namedb/root.cache

. 518400 IN NS AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL.
. 518400 IN NS C.NYSER.NET.
. 518400 IN NS NIC.NORDU.NET.
. 518400 IN NS NS.INTERNIC.NET.
. 518400 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 518400 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 518400 IN NS NS1.ISI.EDU.
. 518400 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL. 518400 IN A 128.63.4.82
AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL. 518400 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.NYSER.NET. 518400 IN A 192.33.4.12
NIC.NORDU.NET. 518400 IN A 192.36.148.17
NS.INTERNIC.NET. 518400 IN A 198.41.0.4
NS.NASA.GOV. 518400 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 518400 IN A 192.52.195.10
NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 518400 IN A 192.112.36.4
NS1.ISI.EDU. 518400 IN A 128.9.0.107
TERP.UMD.EDU. 518400 IN A 128.8.10.90

1994-10-05

Source: src/isc/bind-4.9.9-REL/doc/bog/root.cache

. 604800 IN NS AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL.
. 604800 IN NS C.PSI.NET.
. 604800 IN NS NIC.NORDU.NET.
. 604800 IN NS NS.INTERNIC.NET.
. 604800 IN NS NS.ISC.ORG.
. 604800 IN NS NS.NASA.GOV.
. 604800 IN NS NS.NIC.DDN.MIL.
. 604800 IN NS NS1.ISI.EDU.
. 604800 IN NS TERP.UMD.EDU.
AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL. 604800 IN A 128.63.4.82
AOS.ARL.ARMY.MIL. 604800 IN A 192.5.25.82
C.PSI.NET. 604800 IN A 192.33.4.12
NIC.NORDU.NET. 604800 IN A 192.36.148.17
NS.INTERNIC.NET. 604800 IN A 198.41.0.4
NS.ISC.ORG. 604800 IN A 192.5.5.241
NS.NASA.GOV. 604800 IN A 128.102.16.10
NS.NASA.GOV. 604800 IN A 192.52.195.10
NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 604800 IN A 192.112.36.4
NS1.ISI.EDU. 604800 IN A 128.9.0.107
TERP.UMD.EDU. 604800 IN A 128.8.10.90

1995-11-08

Source: src/isc/bind-4.9.9-REL/conf/master/root.cache

. 3600000 IN NS A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.41.0.4
B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.9.0.107
C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.33.4.12
D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.8.10.90
E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.203.230.10
F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.5.5.241
G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.112.36.4
H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.63.2.53
I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.36.148.17

2002-07-23

Source: company/seminars/20020724-dns/root.cache

. 518400 IN NS A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.41.0.4
B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.9.0.107
C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.33.4.12
D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.8.10.90
E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.203.230.10
F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.5.5.241
G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.112.36.4
H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.63.2.53
I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.36.148.17
J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.41.0.10
K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 193.0.14.129
L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.32.64.12
M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 202.12.27.33

2002-11-05

Source: src/isc/bind8/bind8/contrib/netadm/root.cache

. 518400 IN NS A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.41.0.4
B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.9.0.107
C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.33.4.12
D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.8.10.90
E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.203.230.10
F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.5.5.241
G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.112.36.4
H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.63.2.53
I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.36.148.17
J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.58.128.30
K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 193.0.14.129
L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.32.64.12
M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 202.12.27.33

2002-11-05

Source: src/isc/bind8/bind8/contrib/cider2named/named.ca

. 99999999 IN NS a.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS b.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS c.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS d.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS e.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS f.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS g.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS h.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS i.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS j.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS k.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS l.root-servers.net.
. 99999999 IN NS m.root-servers.net.
a.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 198.41.0.4
b.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 128.9.0.107
c.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 192.33.4.12
d.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 128.8.10.90
e.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 192.203.230.10
f.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 192.5.5.241
g.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 192.112.36.4
h.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 128.63.2.53
i.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 192.36.148.17
j.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 192.58.128.30
k.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 193.0.14.129
l.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 198.32.64.12
m.root-servers.net. 99999999 IN A 202.12.27.33

2004-01-29

Source: etc/namedb.moved/root.cache

. 3600000 IN NS A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 3600000 IN NS M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.41.0.4
B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.228.79.201
C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.33.4.12
D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.8.10.90
E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.203.230.10
F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.5.5.241
G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.112.36.4
H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.63.2.53
I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.36.148.17
J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.58.128.30
K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 193.0.14.129
L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.32.64.12
M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 202.12.27.33

2004-01-29

Source: src/isc/bind8/bind8/src/conf/recursive/root.cache

. 518400 IN NS A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.41.0.4
B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.228.79.201
C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.33.4.12
D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.8.10.90
E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.203.230.10
F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.5.5.241
G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.112.36.4
H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.63.2.53
I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.36.148.17
J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.58.128.30
K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 193.0.14.129
L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.32.64.12
M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 202.12.27.33

2004-01-30

Source: src/isc/bind8/bind8/src/conf/workstation/root.cache

. 518400 IN NS A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
. 518400 IN NS M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.41.0.4
B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.228.79.201
C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.33.4.12
D.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.8.10.90
E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.203.230.10
F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.5.5.241
G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.112.36.4
H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 128.63.2.53
I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.36.148.17
J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 192.58.128.30
K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 193.0.14.129
L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 198.32.64.12
M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 3600000 IN A 202.12.27.33

Old IP addresses still in use as root name servers

A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

1993-04-15 NS.INTERNIC.NET. 198.41.0.4
1994-10-05 NS.INTERNIC.NET. 198.41.0.4
2002-07-23 A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 198.41.0.4

B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

2004-01-29 B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 192.228.79.201

C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

1990-04-29 C.NYSER.NET. 192.33.4.12
1990-06-30 C.NYSER.NET. 192.33.4.12
1991-04-17 C.NYSER.NET. 192.33.4.12
1991-10-01 C.NYSER.NET. 192.33.4.12
1993-04-15 C.NYSER.NET. 192.33.4.12
1993-06-09 C.NYSER.NET. 192.33.4.12
1994-10-05 C.PSI.NET. 192.33.4.12
2002-07-23 C.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 192.33.4.12

E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

2002-07-23 E.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 192.203.230.10

F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

1994-10-05 NS.ISC.ORG. 192.5.5.241
2002-07-23 F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 192.5.5.241

G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

1991-10-01 NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 192.112.36.4
1993-04-15 NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 192.112.36.4
1994-10-05 NS.NIC.DDN.MIL. 192.112.36.4
2002-07-23 G.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 192.112.36.4

I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

1991-10-01 NIC.NORDU.NET. 192.36.148.17
1993-04-15 NIC.NORDU.NET. 192.36.148.17
1994-10-05 NIC.NORDU.NET. 192.36.148.17
2002-07-23 I.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 192.36.148.17

J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

2002-11-05 J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 192.58.128.30

K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

2002-07-23 K.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 193.0.14.129

M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

2002-07-23 M.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. 202.12.27.33

(Note these are not the dates necessarily introduced, but the dates from the existing root hints files as seen above.)