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Call for Presentations & Registration

OARC 34 will be an online workshop and is planned to take place over the course of two days:

February 4th (16:00–21:00 UTC)
and
February 5th (16:00–18:00 UTC)

This will be around 4–6 hours of content / at least 8–12 presentations.

Registration is required to attend and participate in the Workshop. The link to register is on the Workshop website:

Workshop Website: OARC 34

OARC 34 Call for Presentations

The Workshop’s Programme Committee is seeking contributions from the community.

All DNS-related subjects and suggestions for discussion topics are welcome.

Based on the feedback from the previous workshop, the DNS-OARC audience is interested to see more content related to DNS operations. Therefore we are particularly interested in submissions from DNS Operators about attack mitigation and any major (public or non-public) DNS outages that your organization might have faced over the last year or so, the steps taken to resolve/mitigate the immediate issue, and to prevent future such events and any lessons learned. …


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There are four components in the dnstap system: the encoding format (dnstap payloads), the transport (byte-stream socket), the sender (top box) and the receiver (bottom box). Source of image: https://dnstap.info

OARC Software Engineer, Jerry Lundström is a regular author on the APNIC Blog. His latest posting on the blog explains DNSTAP — what it is, its architecture and the benefit of using it with OARC’s DSC (DNS Stats Collector) tool.

You may access the blog article here:

<DSC and DNSTAP allow you to monitor all the DNS>

DNS-OARC seeks to improve the security, stability and understanding of the Internet’s DNS infrastructure. This has resulted in a diverse, motivated and highly collaborative community, which has been able to work together cohesively on pertinent issues facing the DNS, the worth of which has been highlighted in recent years against the backdrop of the growing number of malicious incidents directed towards the DNS.
Read: Rallying a community to protect core Internet service.


Here are some DNS-OARC development highlights from the past couple of months. These updates are usually bi-monthly and previous ones are available on our Medium blog.

My last blog post was published on APNIC’s blog, if you missed it then please feel free to read up on how dsc-datatool and Grafana can give your DSC data a facelift.

Project: Soteria

This project was aimed at greatly improving the quality and testing of DNS-OARC’s software and tools, by using code coverage and code analysis, and was funded by The Swedish Internet Foundation.

SUCCESS!

The project was wrapped up in September after over 200 hours were spent working on it and we now have good tools and visuals in place to keep track of our code quality. For code analysis we use scan-build, part of Clang, lgtm.com and sonarcloud.io, and for code coverage we use GNU GCC’s coverage (gcov) and Python coverage. Both of the code coverage tools integrated nicely with SonarCloud for reports and visuals. …


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Call for Presentations & Registration

The postponed (from May 2020) OARC 33 will be an online workshop and is scheduled to take place over the course of two days:

September 28th (13:00–18:00 UTC)
and
September 29th (13:00–15:00 UTC)

This will be around 4–6 hours of content / at least 8–12 presentations.

The OARC AGM (which will require separate registration) will take place on September 29th (16:00–18:00 UTC). Further details are on the AGM 2020 page and registration details will be emailed to Members and posted online in due course.

OARC 33 Call for Presentations

The Workshop’s Program Committee is seeking contributions from the community.

All DNS-related subjects are welcome, and we remain interested in content which is timely and operationally relevant in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Suggestions for discussion topics are also very welcome. …


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Meet OARConline 32b Mascot — Teddy Care. Photo used in image is by Volodymyr Hryshchenko on Unsplash

Tuesday, August 11th 2020

Contents1. OARConline 32b at a glance
2. Archives
3. Tidbits
4. Patronage
5. How
6. Follow Us

OARConline 32b at a glance

149 watched the webinar (175 Registered)
.. from 34 countries
.. representatives from at least 74 organisations
.. 22 (15%) were first time attendees at an OARC workshop
.. 116 from OARC Member organizations
.. 10 from OARC Supporter organizations
.. 147 max concurrent views
There were 5 Speakers and 4 Presentations


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Timetable of presentations and list of speakers now online

DNS-OARC’s second OARConline is coming up in two weeks on August 11th, starting at 13:00 UTC. It will last a couple of hours and we have five presentations lined up.

This will be followed by a post-Workshop Bring Your Own Drink social gathering over Zoom, so that we can all catch up.

As OARC is a non-profit organization and as OARConline 32b is free to attend for Members and Supporter Participants with a nominal fee of US$50 for others, we are open to sponsorship, patronage and donations.

Agenda

We are happy to announce that we have a full programme lined up.


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Photo by Santiago Lacarta on Unsplash

Call for Presentations & Registration

DNS-OARC announces its second OARConline workshop!

OARConline 32b will be a 2 hours long workshop (13:00–15:00 UTC) and will take place on August 11th, 2020.

OARConline 32b Call for Presentations

The Workshop’s Program Committee is seeking contributions from the community.

All DNS-related subjects are welcome, and we remain interested in content which is timely and operationally relevant in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Suggestions for discussion topics are also very welcome.

As the session is limited to 2 hours we’d like to encourage brevity, presentations ought to be no longer than 20 minutes, not including time for questions.

Workshop Milestones

30 June 2020 :: Submissions open via Indico
23 July 2020 (23:59 UTC) :: Deadline for submissions
30 July 2020 :: Initial contribution list published
4 August 2020 :: Full agenda published
6 August 2020 (23:59 UTC) :: Deadline for slideset submissions
11 August 2020 …

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Meet OARConline 32a Mascot — ELON MASK. Photo used in image is by Abhishek rana on Unsplash

Tuesday, June 9th

Contents1. OARConline 32a at a glance
2. Archives
3. The Proceedings
4. Patronage
5. How
6. Follow Us

OARConline 32a at a glance

238 watched the webinar (274 Registered).. from 42 countries.. representatives from at least 115 organisations.. 74 (31%) were first time attendees at an OARC workshop.. 153 from OARC Member organizations.. 8 from OARC Supporter organizations.. 236 max concurrent views
There were 7 Speakers and 7 Presentations


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Photo by Martin W. Kirst on Unsplash

Here are some DNS-OARC development highlights from the past couple of months. These updates are usually bi-monthly and previous ones are available on our Medium blog.

dsc releases

DSC has seen three releases since the last development update, latest being v2.11.0.

Some of the highlights of the new release are new configuration options to dnstap_unixsock to control ownership and permissions for the DNSTAP socket file, and an updated built-in known TLDs table. We also added a new configuration option knowntlds_file to load the data from a file, instead of using the built in table.

Please see the release notes for each version to see all the changes. …


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Timetable of presentations and list of speakers now online

DNS-OARC’s inaugural OARConline is coming up in two weeks on 9th June, starting at 19:00 UTC. It will last a couple of hours and we have five presentations lined up.

This will be followed by a post-Workshop Bring Your Own Drink social gathering over Zoom, so that we can all catch up.

As OARC is a non-profit organization and OARConline 32a is free to attend, we are open to sponsorship, patronage and donations.

Agenda

We are happy to announce that we have a full programme lined up.

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Domain Name System Operations Analysis and Research Center

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