Amateur DNS wannabe needs answers

Len Conrad LConrad at
Mon Jan 27 18:40:14 UTC 2003

> >Doug, Thanks for the tip - however - I'm looking for substantive
> >answers from within this newsgroup - not outside references to a book.
>If you're going to admin two DNS servers on public ip's delegated with
>public forward and reverse zones, buy the book.
>Reverse zone delegation is no different from forward zone delegation.  It
>must come from the zone parent.

stated more precisely:  forward/reverse delegation for a zone is done in 
the NS authoritative for the zone's parent zone.

That is, no amount configuring a DNS as authoritative for the child zone 
will  make delegation happen.  Delegation and authority are two different 


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