Delegating nested subdomains
mjobanx at gmail.com
Sat Sep 29 05:25:03 UTC 2007
Thank you for your answer. Does this also apply all record types? I.e. is it
still possible to assign records for a delegated subdomain, e.g.
zone for "example.com":
foo.example.com IN NS ns.alpha.tld.
bar.foo.example.com IN A 126.96.36.199
mail.bar.foo.example.com IN MX 188.8.131.52
On 9/29/07, Kevin Darcy <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com> wrote:
> Mikos Jobanx wrote:
> > Hi,
> > this is kind of a fundamental / theoretical question, but anyways - is
> > legal / allowed to delegate 'subdomains of an subdomain' into different
> > authoritative name servers, in one zone?
> > For example in the zone file for example.com:
> > foo.example.com IN NS ns.alpha.tld.
> > one.foo.example.com IN NS ns.gamma.tld.
> > host.one.foo.example.com IN NS ns.omega.tld.
> No. Delegating a subdomain creates a "zone cut" and you -- the parent
> zone -- can't delegate beneath it. Everything below that level of the
> hierarchy is now in the child zone or delegated to a descendant.
> - Kevin
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