stealth NS, delegated zone and forward zone
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Wed Feb 8 01:45:16 UTC 2006
In article <dsb5ev$147u$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
Kevin Darcy <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com> wrote:
> Frank Y.F. Luo wrote:
> >two questions and thanks for the reply in advance.
> >1) since stealth name server is not listed as the NS record in the zone
> >file, so where do we define a name server as a stealth one?
> There are two types of slave servers: published slaves and stealth
> slaves. If you're in the NS records for the zone, you're a published
> slave; otherwise you're a stealth slave. There is no extra "definition"
> required to make a slave a stealth slave: just define the nameserver
> instance as a slave, and leave it out of the NS records.
Since the master only sends notifies to the published slaves, you
probably want to put the stealth slaves in the "also-notify" lists of
the zones they slave.
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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