IMPORTANT: As of May 1st 2008, l.root-servers.net will cease to answer on
Following the renumbering of L.ROOT-SERVERS.NET on November 1st 2007
we will cease answering DNS queries on the old IPv4 address of 188.8.131.52
as of May 1st 2008.
The current valid IPv4 address for the server is:
We encourage operators of DNS infrastructure to update any references
to the old IP address, and replace it with the new address. In particular,
many DNS resolvers have a DNS root "hints" file. This should
be updated with the new IP address.
New hints files are available at the following URLs once the change has
been formally executed: