Are secondary servers authoritative?
james-bind-users at banba.ucd.ie
Thu Mar 30 18:46:55 UTC 2000
On Thu, Mar 30, 2000 at 04:00:53PM +0000, Rick Osterberg wrote:
> acme.com (perhaps the primary is ns1.acme.com), should ns2.acme.com be
> returning authoritative or non-authoritative responses to queries for the
> domain acme.com?
Primary and secondary (or master and slave if you prefer) only
indicates where a nameserver gets its authoritative information from. A
master has a local zone file, while a slave collects its zone
over the network from a master.
James Raftery (JBR54) - Programmer Hostmaster - IE TLD Hostmaster
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