need help with child subdomains and zone transfers
dcox at coxnetwork.com
Fri Mar 31 01:37:10 UTC 2000
> I don't see anything wrong with the subdomain delegation.
> I DONT NEED ANY A RECORDS RIGHT?
> You need A records for ns1.illicom.net and ns2.illicom.net in the
> illicom.net zone file. Otherwise, how is anyone supposed to make use of
> those NS records? The subdomain is totally irrelevant to this mistake.
> Similarly, you need an A record for smtp-in.illicom.net and
> Maybe these things are in the real zone file, and you just sent an
YEAH I have all that info already, this was just an excerpt. :)
> The only time you need special A records when delegating a subdomain is
> when the nameservers for the subdomain have names in the subdomain, e.g.
> you were delegating paxton.illicom.net to ns1.paxton.illicom.net. In this
> case, you need a copy of the A record in the parent domain; this is called
> a "glue record". However, in the special case where the master server for
> the parent domain is also a master or slave for the subdomain, this isn't
> really necessary -- named will automatically pull it from the subdomain.
> Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
> GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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