[TriLUG] Name server question

Reginald Reed reginald.reed at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 12:15:49 EDT 2009


Network solutions resolves that hostname and anyone that queries for the
authoritative nameservers for your domain will be provided with an IP

If you are running a DNS server, I highly suggest you pick up a book on DNS
or do some research online.  Post to the list if you have other questions.


On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 11:19 AM, Steve Kuekes <steve at kuekes.homeip.net>wrote:

> I want to host my own name server for my domain (for example mydomain.com),
> and I have a question....
> Network solutions is my domain provider and they want me to enter the name
> of the name server that handles queries for my domain, instead of using
> their name servers.
> my name server is ns.mydomain.com
> So if this server handles queries for mydomain.com, how do other sites
> find ns.mydomain.com since its address is passed out from itself????  So
> you can't have a system with a name in the same domain as it is serving?
> I obviously don't understand something.
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