creating my own root server

phn at phn at
Mon Jan 20 21:44:30 UTC 2003

jose.a.campos at wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> due to project design, which consists of having a 'private Internet zone',
> I have had to create my own Internet root server :
> zone "." in {
>         type master;
>         file "db.root";

> db.root contains entries defining this server as the root (.) and also
> authoritaive for a couple of domains.

> My internal DNS servers point to it via db.cache.

> Everything seems to be working ok, but the following msg keeps popping up
> on my internal server:
> Jan 20 12:49:34 my-server-name named[18329]: [ID 295310 daemon.notice]
> check_root: 1 root servers after query to root server < min

> Is named expecting/assuming there's more than one root name server ?


As your current config you have a single-point of failure. named will
continue to run however, it's just a warning.
> Thanks,

Peter Håkanson         
        IPSec  Sverige      ( At Gothenburg Riverside )
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