having my master nameserver resolve another zone...

Christopher L. Barnard cbar44 at tsg.cbot.com
Thu Jan 30 14:20:18 UTC 2003

Sorry.  The master forward dns table of the cbot.com zone.

The cbott.com zone and the cbot.com zone both work just fine, all
entries are defined, etc.  What I am trying to do is to get the cbot.com
zone to recognize the cbott.com zone as a subzone of cbot.com.


> It's not clear to me what you mean by "master forward dns table". You 
> should be putting these records in the cbott.com zone. Unless you intend 
> to define a cbott.com zone explicitly on *all* relevant nameservers, you 
> should also be adding these same records as glue to the parent zone 
> ("com" or root).
>                                 - Kevin
> Christopher L. Barnard wrote:
> >I must be missing something here, but I do not see what.
> >
> >I am trying to add the new zone "corp.cbot.com" under the existing cbot.com.
> >Because of some other requirements, this server is actually "cbott.com"
> >(note the extra t).  cbott.com has been registered with Internic, so that
> >should not be an issue.  I suppose it does not matter actually, since it
> >is internal-only...
> >
> >What I am trying to do is have a machine "foobar.cbott.com" resolve as
> >"foobar.corp.cbot.com", thus masking the fact that it is really in the
> >cbott.com zone.  I am trying to fight one forest fire at a time, so I
> >want to resolve just "foobar.cbott.com" first.  Then I'll tackle having it
> >resolve as foobar.corp.cbot.com.  I have put in the master forward dns
> >table the glue records
> >
> >cbott.com.      IN      NS      cbottad1.cbott.com.
> >cbott.com.      IN      NS      cbottad2.cbott.com.
> >
> >and the corresponding A records for their IP.
> >
> >cbottad1.cbott.com.             IN A
> >cbottad2.cbott.com.             IN A
> >

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