does authority named require the external name servers?
Matus UHLAR - fantomas
uhlar at fantomas.sk
Fri May 6 08:04:03 UTC 2011
> 2011/5/2 Torinthiel <torinthiel at data.pl>:
> > Authority named never sends queries on it's own, only responds to
> > submitted queries.
On 02.05.11 20:17, Jeff Pang wrote:
> Doesn't it execute iterative query from the root server?
root servers do not send queries.
> 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.
BIND will search for def.com only for recursive queries, not for iterative,
and only when the client has recursion allowed on it.
> If there is no correct nameserver list in /etc/resolv.conf, then this
> named can't find ns1.def.com and ns2.def.com?
the BIND has nothing to do with resolv.conf.
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