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Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required. 's DNS servers at the registrar is & . This can't be updated. I can change the zone file for & . The server for is a cloud site with rackspace - so I don't want to have an A record that would point to the current IP - as I beleive that could change (right?)

What would a zone file for look like if it was point to and ('s) nameservers for

Would this work for a zone file to (no A record):

; BIND db file for 

$TTL 86400

@       IN      SOA (
                    2013042601   ; serial number YYMMDDNN
                    28800           ; Refresh
                    7200            ; Retry
                    864000          ; Expire
                    86400           ; Min TTL )


            MX      10
            MX      20


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Huh?........... –  joeqwerty Apr 26 '13 at 15:07
In the simplest terms, I want my nameserver to ask for the ip of Is that possible? How do I do it? –  Joe Apr 26 '13 at 15:45

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What you need is a CNAME record. Add something like:  CNAME 

to your zone file...

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