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This node has global availability, this means that it is visible on the internet. It has been active since 19 January 2004 as a local node. It was changed to a global node on 18 June 2009. It is available on the DE-CIX via AS25152, where it announces prefixes in RS-KROOT-DENIC.

The name servers at this node will respond with the server id kserver.denic when queried with dig +norec chaos txt id.server

We support IPv6 peerings for this node.


This graphs shows the number of queries per second seen at this K-root node. Click on the graph to see data for the past year and to see the distribution of query types in detail.

All statistics are subject to a 4 hour delay before being published on this site. The data is based on a 1 minute average.


This mirror instance is operated with the support and sponsorship of:

Deutscher Commercial Internet Exchange The central registry for all domains under the Top Level Domain .de Association of the German Internet Economy

Transit Providers

Transit connectivity for this instance is provided by:


AS1273 Cable & Wireless
AS19151   BroadbandONE
AS6762 Telecom Italia Sparkle
AS6939 Hurricane Electric


AS1273 Cable & Wireless
AS19151  BroadbandONE
AS6762 Telecom Italia Sparkle
AS6939 Hurricane Electric