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Can I create the following CNAMEs with "mydomain.com" to effectively whitelabel "mydnsprovider.com"'s nameservers?

ns1.mydomain.com CNAME --> ns1.mydnsprovider.com
ns2.mydomain.com CNAME --> ns2.mydnsprovider.com
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Whitelabel? What are you trying to accomplish? –  andol Oct 8 '11 at 7:06

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

I think you should be setting ns1 and ns2 up as A records instead of CNAMES, but either way, anyone performing a DNS report on a domain that uses your 'white label' nameservers will see that those are not the real nameservers, as some errors will be detected.

Your DNS provider will need to assist you in creating appropriate records for this to work the way you want it to.

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Thanks :) The only problem with setting them up as A records is if one of the nameservers change IPs. That would be bad. –  Trent Scott Oct 8 '11 at 7:22
This sort of change rarely happens, but it is a problem nonetheless. –  gekkz Oct 8 '11 at 7:27

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