Class B delegation issues.

Barry Margolin barmar at
Thu Jan 8 05:09:00 UTC 2004

In article <bti5kp$26qu$1 at>, Mark_Andrews at wrote:

> > Hello,
> > I have been having issued delegating the class B network
> > block using bind 8.x.x.  I'm trying to delegate the block from
> > and to and  I have
> > tried several methods of delegating this entire block and they all have
> > failed. 
> >
> > Currently I have a ~40% successful forward set up.  I'd like to
> > try to get it set up correctly and remove the forward.  Here is how the
> > block is set up and how it's configured today (I know it's not correct).
> > I'd like to know what would be the best way to delegate this entire
> > class B to those DNS servers.
> 	Change the nameservers registered with ARIN.

Alternatively, he can delegate the reverse DNS for each /24 within the 
/16.  I.e. keep the original server authoritative for, and in its zone file put:

$GENERATE 0-255 $ IN NS <new-server1>
$GENERATE 0-255 $ IN NS <new-server2>

Then make the new servers authoritative for each 

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA

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