Delegating subdomain in 9.2.0

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Tue Jun 11 12:36:55 UTC 2002

> Hi,
> I can't seem to delegate a subdomain on my primary nameserver running
> BIND 9.2.0.  It just doesn't work and I'm going insane.
> I created one on another network running an older version of named, so
> I know I'm doing it right, it's just not working on 9.2.0.
> sourceforge		IN	NS
> lemon			IN	A
> If I use nslookup (I know, I'm learning dig and host), I can't get
> a NS record from my dns server.  It's says Server failed.
> What am I doing wrong?

	Have you set up the child zone?  Named will attempt to fetch
	the answer from the child zone if you ask it a recursive
	query.  If you ask it a non-recursive query it will return
	the referal contain the glue (delegation) NS records.
> I have no acl's or firewalls, or anything else that could deny this query.
> There are no errors in my logfile, other than normal loading messages
> and sending notifies messages, and the denies of dynamic updates from
> win2k clients.
> Please help,
> Greg.
> -- 
Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742                 INTERNET: Mark.Andrews at

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