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Old 15th May 2007, 14:22
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Originally Posted by voipfc
Does that mean that I have to delegate the subdomains ns1.domain.com and ns2.domain.com from dreamhost to my own name servers and have them answer for themselves?
Only if you want to host domain.com on ns1.domain.com and ns2.domain.com. But then you also need a glue record: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dns#Cir...d_glue_records

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Originally Posted by voipfc
I had a problem before when I tried to change the name server for a domain to the domain itself i.e at the registrar set ns1.domain.com and ns2.domain.com as the DNS servers for domain.com. I don't know whether it was the result of some old fashioned DNS setup as it was some years ago.
That's the glue record problem again.

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A lot of registrars seem to prefer domain names rather than IP addresses when setting up name servers.
You must use hostnames, except for glue records where you need an IP address.
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