separation of authoritative and recursive functions on internal networks

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Sun Feb 7 23:12:50 UTC 2016

Am 08.02.2016 um 00:06 schrieb Grant Taylor:
> Does being a slave for a zone imply that a server is also listed as an
> NS?  Or is it considered "okay" for a server to slave a zone without
> publishing that it does so?

define OK - for internal use NS records don't matter at all because the 
only thing which matters is that the machines listed in /etc/resolv.conf 
respond correctly

if it comes to the internet - it makes no sense have nameservers which 
are not listed as NS records

is not listed as a primary nameserver at your parent nameserver!

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