How to redirect to other nameservers so BIND 9 will understand?

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Tue Dec 17 01:16:46 UTC 2002

> Greetings,
> My domain name is connected to (a.o.)
> This nameserver should then point to
> which will have the real info about this domain name.
> This redirection works, but not with all ISP's. One of the nameservers
> it doesn't work with is This NS just won't dig down
> to to get the real information we need.
> Because of some experience in the past with this nameserver I'm rather
> sure it uses BIND 9.
> I'm trying to convince eNom (the holders of
> that there is something wrong with their set-up in combination with
> the latest version of BIND. Is there anyone that could help me figure
> out why what they're trying to do isn't accepted by amongst others
> Sincerely,
> Bart Mortelmans

	There is no such thing as redirection in the DNS.  There
	is delegation which is strictly downwards.  If you want
	ns[012] and to serve
	then you need to update the delegation information for the

	Mark          172800  IN      NS          172800  IN      NS          172800  IN      NS          172800  IN      NS          172800  IN      NS
;; Received 300 bytes from in 317 ms          3600    IN      NS          3600    IN      NS          3600    IN      NS          3600    IN      NS
;; Received 148 bytes from in 277 ms

Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
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