I need to start migrating to a new domain (DNS/BIND)

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Fri Nov 17 15:28:07 UTC 2006

In article <ejkhae$p4v$1 at sf1.isc.org>, rmcc4444 at gmail.com wrote:

> i currently have a dns server that resolves about 500 hosts in
> domain1.com. i need to now work towards migrating all current records
> to domain2.com. over the next year or so, i will also need to keep
> these domains in sync. ie: serverA.domain1.com has the same ip address
> as serverA.domain2.com.
> what is the best way to handle this? DNAME records??

That's one way.  Another is to simply point both domains to the same 
zone file:

zone "domain1.com" {
  type master;
  file "db.domain1and2.com";
zone "domain2.com" {
  type master;
  file "db.domain1and2.com";

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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