"spare hosts" as personal DNS nameservers for 'mynew.org'
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Wed Jul 12 21:21:00 UTC 2017
On Tue 7/11/17 18:05 +0200 Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 11.07.2017 um 15:57 schrieb bind at zq3q.org:
> > Assume I register domain 'mynew.org' with registrar namecheap; and as an exercise,
> > I plan to setup my own two authoritative DNS nameservers for 'mynew.org'.
> > I have several linux VMs, that are under used, so I want to use them
> > for the nameservers for 'mynew.org'. **Neither are in 'mynew.org';
> > is that going to work?**
> > namecheap support seems to suggest that the personal DNS authorative nameservers
> > for 'mynew.org', must be in 'mynew.org', as in
> > ns1.mynew.org
> > ns2.mynew.org
> for sure not
> and i am repsonsible for both zones and some hundret others
> on that nameservers over 15 years....
Thanks for confirming.
> https://intodns.com/rhsoft.net confirms that all is fine
Thanks for this tool!
> and when your
> registrar really has such crazy requirements switch to a sane one -
> frankly it's even not helpful in case you need to switch nameservers
> because in the case above they become GLUE records with a TTL of 172800
> independent from the zone TTL
OK, I'm ready to consider other registrars, any suggestions
would be appreciated.
has been suggested by Matthew Seaman. Looks good to me.
related rant: http://zq3q.org/pz/#zycbu_Choosing_a_DNS_registrar
> i had to switch a server which hosted websites and one of the
> nameservers (i know don't mix it) to a different machine some years ago
> and it was not funny that it took ages until webclients used the new IP
> address while NDS would not have been a problem by just keep the old one
> as additional slave until shut it down
> ns1.thelounge.net. ['188.8.131.52'] [TTL=172800]
> ns2.thelounge.net. ['184.108.40.206'] [TTL=172800]
> [harry at rh:~]$ whois rhsoft.net
> Name Server: ns1.thelounge.net
> Name Server: ns2.thelounge.net
> DNSSEC: Unsigned
> [harry at rh:~]$ dig NS rhsoft.net @ns1.thelounge.net
> ; <<>> DiG 9.10.5-P2-RedHat-9.10.5-2.P2.fc25 <<>> NS rhsoft.net
> ;; global options: +cmd
> ;; Got answer:
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 27172
> ;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 2, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1
> ;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:
> ; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 1024
> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> ;rhsoft.net. IN NS
> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> rhsoft.net. 86400 IN NS ns2.thelounge.net.
> rhsoft.net. 86400 IN NS ns1.thelounge.net.
On Tue 7/11/17 21:33 +0200 Reindl Harald wrote:
> > What is a domain registrar with good support, that can guide me through
> > getting this to work under linux (fedora 24 and bind 9.x)? I can buy a new domain
> > if need be.
> no need - you can transfer your domains at any point in time
Thanks. I may as well learn that process.
> in case of .at we are directly registrar and our infrastructure talks
> idrectly via
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extensible_Provisioning_Protocol to
Thx for the above link.
> nic.at, for other TLD's we use https://www.epag.de/ which belongs in the
> meantime to GoDaddy
Thx, I looked at https://www.epag.de/en/
> it should not be that hard to find a service which let you define the
> nameservers of your domain - if it's a registrar at it's own or a
> reseller don#t matter that much because the only point is whatever
> interface that let you define "these hosts are the nameservers for
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