Trouble With One Domain

bsfinkel at bsfinkel at
Fri Jun 26 13:59:05 UTC 2009

Frank Bulk wrote:
>> If you change the nameservers for at its
>> registrar to point to and you should be good
>> to go.

and Andy Shellam <andy-lists at> replied:
>And not forgetting to change the master server in the SOA record from 
>oxygen, as that server doesn't appear to be accepting DNS requests, 
>which I believe is what's causing the Zone Check tool to fail.

Why should we change the master server in the SOA record from oxygen,
when oxygen is the real master?  It is a "hidden" master.  I believe
that it is the CNAME that is causing to fail.  The utility does not fail on our other zones that have a hidden
Barry S. Finkel
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