[External] Re: How can I launch a private Internet DNS server?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sat Nov 7 15:15:04 UTC 2020

Am 07.11.20 um 15:36 schrieb Kevin A. McGrail:
> On 11/7/2020 9:04 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> first: there *is* a requirement of a secondary nameserver
>> https://www.iana.org/help/nameserver-requirements
> Does that requirement apply to the use-case? Based on the first
> sentence, "These are the technicals tests we perform for delegation
> changes in the zones we manage (root zone, .INT, .ARPA).", I would guess
> it's not applicable.

"Technical requirements for authoritative name servers" includes that 
usecase too no mattaer wthat "technical tests are applied"


Common DNS Data File Configuration Errors

6. Missing secondary servers

 > It is required that there be a least 2 nameservers
 > for a domain.


that above is common knowledge virtually forever and the difference of 
"must" and "should" in IETF wordings is also very clear

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