DNS: how to verify glue NS records?

Alexei Malinin Alexei.Malinin at mail.ru
Fri Dec 5 21:30:05 UTC 2014

On 12/05/14 23:33, Mark Andrews wrote:
> ...
> With all this said a RFC 2317 parent really should let their zone
> be transfered as the child zone administrator needs a local copy
> of the zone for when their external link goes down.  If they do not
> have a local copy then reverse lookups will fail once the cached
> CNAME records expire.
> If your ISP uses RFC 2317 and doesn't allow you to transfer the
> zone go find a ISP knows what they are doing.

Hello Mark.

Thank you for pointing to this feature. Do you know any
RFC/IANA/RIPE/etc documents which recommend to or require from the
administrators of such RFC2317 parent servers to allow zone transfers to
slave name servers in this case (it's difficult to convince my ISP)?


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