[lug] DNS Q

Robert L. Harris Robert.L.Harris at rnd-consulting.com
Fri Mar 31 15:33:16 MST 2000

The person on the other end of the phone said they were delegating
my IP subnet to my server.  I now they're not hardcoding names
as i haven't given them any and I'd rather have authority.

I'm not see'ing any transfers yet though.  Maybe tonight.

> This option is for name servers that are picking up zones from you; is
> Concentric actually transferring an ARPA zone from your machine? I'd guess
> that they're just hardcoding your machine name(s) into their ARPA zone file
> for your IP(s)...
> If they are picking up your ARPA addresses, you will see transfers being
> logged in /var/log/messages. Concentric may have those transfers set to only
> happen once a day (or longer), though, so it might be a case where their DNS
> just hasn't picked up your zone file yet.
> If they're hardcoding your entries, they haven't actually entered it, yet
> (i.e. someone's lying to you), or they haven't reloaded the name server to
> pick up the changes?
> > 
> > Anyone have any theories/answers?
> > 
> > 
> > Robert
> > 
> Good luck,
> B. Allyn
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