On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Michael David Crawford <m...@prgmr.com>wrote:
> Hi, > > I'm having a problem making myself clear to my domain name registrar's tech > support. > > I have set up djbdns on a couple of my own servers, and want them > registered AS name servers with whoever handles such registration. > > Most registrars allow one to just enter their hostnames and IPs and they > take care of it automagically. > > But my once-beloved registrar HJ Linnen just outsourced all their > registration services to NameScout, and they haven't got a clue. > > When I looked into it in my account page at NameScout, they said to email > tech support, so I did. > > And tech support replied with the end-user instructions for assigning name > servers to the domains one has registered with them. That's not what I > want. > > What I have are two pairs in the following format: > > 126.96.36.199 a.ns.example.com > 188.8.131.52 b.ns.example.com > > I would like a domain to be able to set its name servers to be > a.ns.example.com and b.ns.example.com, and then when that domain is > resolved the lookup is delegated to either 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11. > > What is the process called, of registering such name servers? If I can > tell NameScout support to do that for me, possibly they can get themselves a > clue on my behalf. > > Thanks! > > Mike > -- > Michael David Crawford > m...@prgmr.com > > prgmr.com - We Don't Assume You Are Stupid. > > Xen-Powered Virtual Private Servers: http://prgmr.com/xen > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > Hello Mike, Just to point it out what i understand from your post is that you want the NSs to authoritative for your domain (example.com). So when someone queries for xyz.example.com your servers (a.ns.example OR b.ns.example.com) answer that query. Lets suppose the following example: You have 2 server that you want to enable BIND (or whatever DNS application) so they are authoritative for example.com. Server A - 18.104.22.168 - ns.A.example.com Server B - 22.214.171.124 - ns.B.example.com First when you register a domain you must point a NS for that domain. So when you register example.com you will assign ns.A.example.com (and B) as NSs for that particular domain. Now if the NS for one domain has the name of the domain in it (sort of speak, excuse my non-tech language) as ns.A.*example.com* does you need a so called GLUE record for those NSs. There you point out the IP add of the NS in question. Hope I understood right what you want and that my post helps you. a great day, v -- network warrior since 2005 _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"