When Domain Resolution just Stops one Day.

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Jul 30 20:28:08 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jul 30, 2007 at 03:12:05PM -0500,
 Martin McCormick <martin at dc.cis.okstate.edu> wrote 
 a message of 38 lines which said:

> Imagine a domain called thisdomain.org. 

It is not the real name? In that case, it will be much more
complicated to debug since we cannot test.

> Thisdomain.org has subdomains such as remotesite.thisdomain.org

Are they properly delegated? Do they have NS records for
remotesite.thisdomain.org in thisdomain.org zone? (Yes, it is a stupid
question, but since we do not have the real domain name, we can only
guess.) Do these NS records match with what there is in the
remotesite.thisdomain.org zone?

Was the delegation tested with a domain checking tool like Zonecheck

> If you start slaving that zone also on the slave DNS, everything is
> okay again.

It really looks like remotesite.thisdomain.org was not properly

> Any ideas as to why it works so long without that extra subzone?

No, that's strange. I suspect that something else was done by

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