recursion or no-recursion?

Barry Margolin barmar at
Sat Dec 11 03:52:53 UTC 2004

In article <cpbupo$2lfp$1 at>,
 Federico Renzetti <f.renzetti at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> this is my first mail to this ml and I'm sorry but I don't know if this=20
> argument was already treated in the past.
> I have a DNS that is authoritative for the domain "" (DNS=3DA)=20
> with delegation for internal subtree "" (DNS =3D B) and=20
> "" (DNS =3D C) .
> DNS B and C use my DNS (A) as forwarder because it is the only who could=20
> reach internet so the problem is:
> could I allow recursion (in A) for B and C only for addresses outside=20
> domain "" and subtree?
> I would like to return ns delegation to B/C for subtree of domain=20
> "" but I would like to use recursion to resolve internet=20
> address....

If B and C use your DNS as a forwarder, they will not follow 
delegations.  When forwarding it enabled, NS records are ignored.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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