does authority named require the external name servers?
jeffrpang at gmail.com
Mon May 2 12:20:20 UTC 2011
2011/5/2 Jeff Pang <jeffrpang at gmail.com>:
> 2011/5/2 Torinthiel <torinthiel at data.pl>:
>> Authority named never sends queries on it's own, only responds to
>> submitted queries.
> Doesn't it execute iterative query from the root server?
> For example, given the nameserver is authority for abc.com.
> And abc.com has two NS RRs:
> abc.com. IN NS ns1.def.com.
> abc.com. IN NS ns2.def.com.
> def.com is authoritative resolved by other nameservers.
> If there is no correct nameserver list in /etc/resolv.conf, then this
> named can't find ns1.def.com and ns2.def.com?
I think BIND will always have the ability to find all domain-names
regardless there is valid entires in /etc/resolv.conf or not, since
BIND has the ability to execute iterative query from the root server,
and root server list is built-in.
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