New DNS server

Barry Margolin barmar at
Fri Mar 4 02:50:05 UTC 2005

In article <d08657$2p6n$1 at>,
 "Aidan" <nospam.aweraw at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm setting up 2 new DNS servers (in a master/slave configuration), on a 
> network that already has several DNS servers running.
> The DNS servers will be used for hosting virtual domains, and I was just 
> wondering, apart from having to delegate the domains to these new DNS 
> servers, do they need to be 'registered' with any external body?  Or will 
> simply delegating domains to the hostnames of these server suffice?

I expect it depends on the registrar you use.  I think some will 
automatically register server names, others require you to do that as a 
separate step before referring to the server in a domain registration.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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