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If I had to take a guess, this is probably a misguided effort to prevent traffic reflection. Take the following example: $ORIGIN example.com. stophittingyourself IN NS ns1.stophittingyourself ns1.stophittingyourself IN A 127.0.0.1 If I were to send a query for noreally.stophittingyourself.example.com. to a recursive DNS server, it would follow the ...


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Although maybe a little odd, I don't know of any specific standard or specification that prohibits doing such a thing within public DNS in general. There could possibly be some quirk of the GoDaddy platform that causes some sort of issue when using loopback addresses, or perhaps it was removed just because it's 'non-standard' or 'odd'. If the machines are ...


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OK I found two methods of doing what I want... Method #1: Zone Per Host This method is crude and somewhat messy if you have a bunch of hosts you need to work with, but in my case I only had a few so it worked great for me and this is the method I went with... First you have your DNS zone hosted with a third party (in my case it was with Godaddy). This is ...



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