NS records for subzone cause BIND 9 failures

Barry Finkel b19141 at achilles.ctd.anl.gov
Tue Mar 22 16:50:56 UTC 2005

Kurt Boyack <kboyack at gmail.com> wrote, in part:

> In our situation, the BIND 9 servers are secondary for the parent
> zone, but not the subzone. The users at our location cannot resolve
> any of the subzone data that is in the parent zone, but users at other
> locations where they are running BIND 8 or Microsoft DNS can resolve
> it. The subzone data in the parent zone are two NS records and A
> records for the two subzone name servers.

Another solution - make the BIND server a slave for the subzone.
That way, when clients query the BIND server, their queries do not 
have to be forwarded to the MS master DNS.  All of the zones I have
mastered on my MS W2k+3 DNS are slaved on my BIND servers.
Barry S. Finkel
Computing and Information Systems Division
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