bind server and /etc/resolv.conf ???
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Tue Mar 14 20:51:04 UTC 2000
In article <20000314154015.U3308 at washington.cospo.osis.gov>,
Joseph S D Yao <jsdy at cospo.osis.gov> wrote:
>On Tue, Feb 22, 2000 at 11:09:31AM -0600, Duane Cox wrote:
>> When setting up a bind server 8.2.2 what is the best way to setup the
>> only have itself listed as a nameserver? or have itself along with the
>slave ie ns2.domain.com
>> shouldn't I only have myself listed because the server is cabable of
>looking to the root servers and finding the answer,
>> why would I want to specify another dns sever to look to thats not a
>You must list all of the name servers that you want people "out there"
>to know about. After all, YOU are the authoritative name server for
>your domain, not your parent. Once servers get from you the list of
>name servers, they'll forget what other servers say, because YOU are
>authoritative, and not anybody else. [Except the other servers that
His question was about resolv.conf. Your answer is about the NS records in
the zone file.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
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