RSSAC Workshop 2015 Report (R1)

Date IssuedDocumentReference IDCurrent Phase


RSSAC Workshop 2015 Report (R1)RSSAC016



During September 23-24, 2015, the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) conducted its first workshop, graciously hosted at the University of Maryland, and equally graciously supported by ICANN. The purpose of the workshop was to begin work on a foundation for the future evolution of the root server system (RSS). This involved identifying and expressing in clear terms the fundamental attributes for the current model of operation of the RSS.


DatePhaseTypeStatus Updates


ClosedPhase ChangeThis Advice Item is now Closed


Phase 2AP FeedbackICANN received confirmation of Understanding from the RSSAC.


Phase 2Phase UpdateUnderstanding sent to RSSAC for review.


Phase 2Board UnderstandingThe ICANN organization understands RSSAC016 is RSSAC's report on its first workshop in which it discussed the evolution of the Root Server System as well as accountability, continuity and evolution, and that there are no actionable items for the ICANN Board.


Phase 2Phase ChangeNow in Phase 2: Understand


Phase 1Phase UpdateICANN acknowledged receipt of Advice.


Phase 1Phase UpdateRSSAC published RSSAC016: RSSAC Workshop 2015 Report Link: