Older projects

Autotrust | Shim6 | IPv6 | Atoms | Fonkey | Antivirus | DNS analyzer | IDN


Autotrust is a commandline tool to automatically update your DNSSEC trust anchors.

See the Autotrust project page for more information.


Formalization and verification research of the Shim6 protocol.

See the Shim6 project page for more information.


NLnet Labs is working on the issues related to the migration from IPv4 to IPv6.

See the IPv6 project page for more information.


The Atomised Routing project was a collaborate effort by CAIDA, NLnet Labs and RIPE NCC and has been funded by Stichting NLnet.

See the Atoms project page for more information.


Fonkey is a system to (globally) distribute named public keys with some additional information, optionally signed by other public keys. Donkey is intended to be an open system: everyone is allowed to publish, update, retrieve, and sign keys.

For more information check the Fonkey project page.

DNS Analyzer

The DNS Analyzer is a tool to analyze DNS traffic from tcpdump/libpcap trace files. The purpose of the DNS Analyzer is to analyze DNS trace files from the DNS root servers to find traffic that is unnecessary.

See the project page.


This project has been stopped. You can still read about it here.


An older story about IDN (International Domain Names). This is in dutch.

Wed Sep 25 2013

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