ICANN Resolutions » 2000-07-16 - Root-Server System Enhancement

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2000-07-16 - Root-Server System Enhancement


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Topic: 
Root-Server System Enhancement
Summary: 

Board adopts the Root Server System Advisory Committee recommendations and directs President and staff to prepare and submit a proposal to the U.S. Department of Commerce to enhance the current root-server-system architecture.

Category: 
Root Zone
Meeting Date: 
周日, 16 七月 2000
Resolution Number: 
00.58, 00.59, 00.60, 00.61, 00.62, 00.63
Status: 
Complete
Implementation Actions: 
  • Prepare and submit a proposal to the U.S. Department of Commerce to enhance the current root-server-system architecture.
    • Responsible entity: President and ICANN staff
    • Due date: August 2000
    • Completion date: 2000
  • Present negotiated agreements to Board for approval and ratification.
    • Responsible entity: President
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: Not complete
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, on July 15, 2000, the Root Server System Advisory Committee has presented a report to the Board containing its recommendations to the Board for implementation of an enhanced root-server-system architecture employing a dedicated primary nameserver;

Resolved [00.58], the Root Server System Advisory Committee's recommendations are hereby adopted;

Resolved [00.59], the President and staff are directed to prepare, in collaboration with the Root Server System Advisory Committee, a proposal to be submitted to the United States Department of Commerce for transition of the current root-server-system architecture to an enhanced architecture based on use of a dedicated primary nameserver operated by ICANN. It is the wish of the Board that this proposal be submitted no later than the end of August, 2000;

Resolved [00.60], the President, after making the proposal available to the Board members, is authorized on behalf of the Corporation to submit the proposal to the United States Department of Commerce;

Resolved [00.61], the President and staff are authorized to negotiate agreements with the root-server operators regarding their operation of the root servers and the President is authorized to enter such agreements on behalf of the Corporation subject to ratification by the Board;

Resolved [00.62], the President is authorized on behalf of the Corporation to negotiate agreements or amendments of agreements with the United States Department of Commerce providing for the Corporation to assume responsibility for maintaining the root-zone file and establishing appropriate arrangements for approval of root-zone modifications, such agreements to be presented to the Board for approval or ratification; and

Resolved [00.63], the President is authorized to expend funds, after consultation with the Executive Committee, from the current year's budget of the Corporation to acquire equipment and software in support of the Corporation's assumption of responsibility for maintaining the root zone.

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