"spare hosts" as personal DNS nameservers for 'mynew.org'

Niall O'Reilly niall.oreilly at ucd.ie
Tue Jul 11 21:56:16 UTC 2017

On 11 Jul 2017, at 22:01, bind at zq3q.org wrote:

> As I wrote to Niall (msg dated 11 Jul 2017 15:04:32 -0500) ,

That hasn't reached me yet.

> I **do not** have a NS record for each of my two
> nameservers, in the domain zone that the respective nameserver itself 
> is in.
> That is a mistake, I need to fix, right?

Short answer: just no.

Long answer: not unless either of your servers is providing name service 
the zone that the nameserver itself is in.  As I understand from your
original message, this is not the case, so just no.

I hope this helps.

With best regards,
Niall O'Reilly

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