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We currently have a virtual dedicated server with GoDaddy and have 4 domains under it. I ended up creating private nameservers under, say mydomain_a.com, and have ns1.mydomain_a.com and ns2.mydomain_a.com as the nameservers for the other 3 domains.

Now, we're thinking of switching web hosts (not domain registrar just the host) which means I have to change mydomain_a.com's nameservers to the new host.

Will that affect or mess with the other 3 domains still pointing to ns1.mydomain_a.com and ns2.mydomain_a.com? Will that affect the private nameservers / glue records in anyway?

Currently:

domain: mydomain_a.com
nameservers (GoDaddy):
ns1.mydomain_a.com
ns2.mydomain_a.com

domain: mydomain_b.com
nameservers (GoDaddy):
ns1.mydomain_a.com
ns2.mydomain_a.com

After the Change:
domain: mydomain_a.com
nameservers (Other Host):
ns1.some_other_host_ns.com
ns2.some_other_host_ns.com

This is my Question, Would this be affected?
domain: mydomain_b.com
nameservers (GoDaddy):
ns1.mydomain_a.com
ns2.mydomain_a.com

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Could you please provide some more information how your current config looks like? In special the glue records. I don't understand where you need glue records here and why they should be affected. –  Thomas Berger Oct 12 '12 at 19:56
    
I'm not a server guy so I may not have known what I was doing. When we got the virtual dedicated server, we needed nameservers for our domains. I couldn't find GoDaddy's public nameservers and how that would point to our host so I found ways to create our own. –  Kris Oct 12 '12 at 21:02
    
Clue records are usually set up for the tld only. –  Thomas Berger Oct 12 '12 at 21:04
    
Currently: domain: mydomain_a.com nameservers (GoDaddy): ns1.mydomain_a.com ns2.mydomain_a.com domain: mydomain_b.com nameservers (GoDaddy): ns1.mydomain_a.com ns2.mydomain_a.com After the Change: domain: mydomain_a.com nameservers (Other Host): ns1.some_other_host_ns.com ns2.some_other_host_ns.com This is my Question, Would this be affected? domain: mydomain_b.com nameservers (GoDaddy): ns1.mydomain_a.com ns2.mydomain_a.com –  Kris Oct 12 '12 at 21:13
    
Please have a look what nameservers are serving your domains: networking.ringofsaturn.com/Tools/dig.php If your name-servers are listed directly, you have to change this at the NIC, otherwise you have to make sure godaddy knows about the new location. –  Thomas Berger Oct 12 '12 at 21:16

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Repost my commend as answer:

Please have a look what nameservers are serving your domains: http://networking.ringofsaturn.com/Tools/dig.php

If your name-servers are listed directly, you have to change this at the NIC, otherwise you have to make sure godaddy knows about the new location.

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or simple if you had ssh you can dig through ssh

just type command

dig domainname replace domain name with youor site name

and for nslookup use nslookup domainname

or if you dont had ssh use

www.nameservertools.com

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