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Let's say I control the zone but not the "" is controlled by another admin so I need to forward any requests for that subdomain to his BIND server. is running on Win2k3 while is running on BIND.

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Just a note, this question is closely related to one I answered a while back:… – Justin Scott Apr 17 '11 at 5:07
um ok, you want a cookie? – luckytaxi Apr 17 '11 at 12:57
No, just providing the link in case someone coming by in the future wants more information. Be nice. :) – Justin Scott Apr 17 '11 at 22:28
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Create an NS record in the zone for the name abc, pointing to the BIND server.

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I dont see that option under win2k3. I wonder if "delegation" is what I need. – luckytaxi Apr 15 '11 at 14:54
Sorry; yes. Delegation is the name they use for creating an NS record (which is how it'll show up once it's created). – Shane Madden Apr 15 '11 at 15:03
yep, works fine. thank you. – luckytaxi Apr 15 '11 at 15:09

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