Report from the RSSAC April 2019 Workshop (R1)

Date IssuedDocumentReference IDCurrent Phase

Report from the RSSAC April 2019 Workshop (R1)RSSAC043



The Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) held its seventh workshop from April 23 to 25, 2019, hosted by Verisign, Inc. and supported by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Twelve root server operator (RSO) organizations, three liaisons to the RSSAC, and four RSSAC Caucus members attended the workshop.

The primary purpose of this workshop was to advance the work of Root Server System (RSS) Metrics Work Party. The RSSAC also discussed several matters related to its proposed governance model for the RSS from RSSAC037. This document contains a high-level summary of these activities.


DatePhaseTypeStatus Updates


ClosedPhase ChangeThis Advice Item is now Closed


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


Phase 2Board UnderstandingThe ICANN organization understands that RSSAC043 is a high-level summary of the outcomes of the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) seventh workshop held from 23 April 2019 to 25 April 2019. There is no action for the ICANN Board.


Phase 2Phase UpdateUnderstanding sent to RSSAC for review.


Phase 2Phase ChangeNow in Phase 2: Understand


Phase 1Phase UpdateICANN acknowledged receipt of Advice.


Phase 1Phase UpdateThe RSSAC published RSSAC043: Report from the RSSAC April 2019 Workshop Link: