NSI Not allowing Host registrations for nameservers in sub-zones?

James Griffin agriffin at cpcug.org
Thu Dec 5 16:48:39 UTC 2002

Barry Finkel wrote:
> >My issue is that every time I call NSI to have them help push those
> >host-forms through, they
> >tell me that they don't allow nameservers like a.dns.company.com and
> >b.dns.company.com anymore, you can manage old
> >records, but you can't request new registrations.
> >
> >I think that they are on full or it, but every "Supervisor" I talk to there
> >seems to be spewing the same statement.
> >
> >Who is NSI to declare my host-records not registerable?
> We had a problem with NSI that we finally got fixed.  We own a domain
>      anlgh.org
> and we wanted the nameservers to be the same as the
>      anl.gov
> nameservers.  

Well, close but, not quite the same:

[artch at minerva artch]$ dig +short anlgh.org. ns
[artch at minerva artch]$ dig +short anl.gov. ns

> The automatic process/forms on the NSI web site did not
> allow any namservers in .gov.  I personally was not involved in
> resolving this, but I believe it took one or more phone calls to NSI
> to get the problem resolved.
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> Barry S. Finkel
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> Argonne National Laboratory          Phone:    +1 (630) 252-7277
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