Questions tagged [glue-record]

A glue record is a term for a record that's served by a DNS server that's not authoritative for the zone, to avoid a condition of impossible dependencies for a DNS zone.

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Is it possible to ping a glue entry even if your own dns server is down?

I wanted to host my DNS name server at ns1.foo.com (a tiny Linux box with bind9 on it) and for that I added the glue records (inside domain registrar account) for it, like ns1.foo.com --> 111.111....
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Glue Records, A Records, and NS Records

I have set up my name server and set the glue records. It's working. However, I'm not sure if I have everything properly to spec. For example, I currently have a glue record set for ns1.mydomain....
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What is the difference between @ and ns records

I trying to understand the difference between an A record with @ and ns records. I am trying to point a subdomain testing.example.com to another server that will have its own DNS server, mail server ...
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Can I use a different nameserver for a domain that is a nameserver itself as ns1.domain.com

My example.com domain used as the name server for all my other websites and domains, the following name servers have been setup as nameservers on different IP address and servers: ns1.example.com ns2....
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Testing a Glue record before switching nameservers

I have a domain like example.com which I have from google domains. I created 2 nameservers and called them dns1.example.com and dns2.example.com. i finished their configuration and opened port 53 on ...
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Testing DNS glue records for hidden nameservers that aren't live yet

How do I test the glue records for a nameserver that isn't live yet? I am more than happy testing glue records for domains that are live. This time however we have just started the roll out of a ...
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Setup multiple VPS with single domain name and two set of nameservers (glue records)

I am stuck in a bit complicated situation(complicated for me, might not be for you). What I have: I have 2 virtual private servers on two different IPs eg. 192.0.0.1, 192.0.0.2(let's name these vps1 ...
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Impact of changing DNS glue records from registrar

I have three domains from three different registrars (e.g. example.com, example.net, example.org). The DNS records for each domain is handled separately using the control panel of each registrar. I ...
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Is a DNS glue record more beneficial for a small site?

Okay say you own someSmallSite.com. Its NS nameserver, is say, ns1.hostgator.com. The NS server of Hostgator is ns1.p13.dynect.net. The NS record of that is ns0.dynamicnetworkservices.net which has a ...
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Error pointing Godaddy domain to VPS

I just have bought a new domain on the provider Godaddy. I'm trying to set up the glue records in order to point to my point to my server: 137.74.194.89 I think I've done everything ok in my server ...
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My own nameservers don't work without adding glue records, why?

I don't understand this. Everywhere I read that glue records are only required to prevent circular dependencies, for example I want to set ns1.example.com and ns2.example.com nameservers for the ...
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DNS Glue Records and Dedicated IP Address

I have five domains and am on a shared hosting. I decided to purchase a dedicated IP address with my hosting provider today. I am also using their NS servers. My domain names are also on different ...
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Where does the “A” record go for a sub-domain?

I'd like to create a sub-domain, like sub.example.com. I have already configured example.com with NS "glue" records to point to the DNS server which will manage the sub-domain. They look like: sub ...
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GLUE Records inconsistences [duplicate]

I have configured a DNS server into a vultr VPS in order to be authoritive for my goddady domain example.com This is the current configuration of my DNS zone: ; DNS Servers @ IN ...
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Why does dig +trace seem to ignore the DNS glue records?

Here are my questions: Why does dig +trace ignore the Glue Records? Is this behavior specific to dig or dig +trace, or does a recursive name server also "manually verify" glue records it receives? ...
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Glue records for sub domains?

Let's say I own example.com I created an A record called dns.example.com then point it at a nameserver. On the nameserver I gave it the name ns1.dns.example.com and also dns.example.com Now I'm ...
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What is the real-world impact of glue records on DNS resolution time?

It is common to provide 'glue' records along with NS records, to spare DNS resolvers the bother of looking up the IP address of the DNS server itself. However, it is not even desirable to provide ...
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Where does dig additional section nameserver information come from? [duplicate]

I have a client whose website has intermittent issues, which I believe are due to DNS lookup. When this happens and they do a ping, the host cannot be resolved. Therefore, I ran: dig @a.gtld-...
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RHEL5 - Bind doesn't return IPv6 records

I've got two DNS resolvers: RHEL5 - BIND 9.7.0-P2-RedHat-9.7.0-17.P2.el5_9.2 RHEL6 - BIND 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.17.rc1.el6_4.4 The configuration is exactly the same, both DNS servers are not ...
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Namservers (NO GLUE) on .EU domain [closed]

I have two cPanel accounts with two different domains. one is sunrisetrip.com and the other sunriseholidays.eu. Both have the same nameservers, both are bought from the same registrar. the .com domain ...
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What is the role of NS records at the apex of a DNS domain?

$ORIGIN example.com. ; not necessary, using this to self-document $TTL 3600 @ IN SOA ns1.example.com. admin.example.com. ( 1970010100 7200 1800 1209600 300) @ ...
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Is it required to register a name server with GLUE records?

I have a few domains and want to resolve their DNS records with my own name server. Let's say I have a DNS server with 2 fixed IP addresses and a domain name mydnsservers.net. I'd like to have 2 name ...
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NS records chicken and egg: NS in the domain it's serving [duplicate]

I've dealt with BIND for years and this has always kind of bugged me. $ dig google.com ns ;; QUESTION SECTION: ;google.com. IN NS ;; ANSWER SECTION: google.com. 87046 IN NS ns3....
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Fixing my glue records

In reference to this question, I've been working with skv to fix their glue records and I'm sort of wondering what I should be seeing. They've called DNSMadeEasy and got assistance creating the glue ...
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Setting up DNS in WHM/cPanel [closed]

I don't understand what I'm doing wrong, but I'm sure this is a simple fix. I setup WHM/cPanel for the first time on my VPS and understand how DNS works for the most part (or so I thought). I ...
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Caching DNS returns SERVFAIL for NS record, but dig +trace disagrees?

This question is similar, but doesn't elaborate on the confusing case of a why a NS record cannot be obtained. One of our caching DNS environments (RHEL 5.8, BIND 9.3.6-20.P1.el5_8.4) has ceased to ...
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Is dig +trace always accurate?

When the accuracy of a DNS cache is in question, dig +trace tends to be the recommended way of determining the authoritative answer for an internet facing DNS record. This seems to be particularly ...
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Mismatch in NS and glue records in the parent zone, where every NS is still auth

What happens with glue record inconsistency, where every single server that is listed as an NS server at the parent zone for the child zone, always answers records authoritatively regarding the child ...
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Does a domain's Glue Records get transferred when I transfer the domain to another registrar?

I have a domain, call it DOMAIN.NET, which is an Internet service provider. DOMAIN.NET has Glue Records that I put in via the existing registrar, which enable the client domains like FOO.COM, BAR.COM, ...
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Adding glue records to my registrar

I have a country specific domain (let say example.me) and when I try to add my own nameserver (ns1.example.me & ns2.example.me) at my country registrar it didn't worked because I only have 1 IPv4 ...
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What is the difference between the NS records and the glue records?

I have two glue records at Godaddy, for example: NS1.MYDNSSERVER.COM NS2.MYDNSSERVER.COM And I have three NS records in my domain: NS1.MYDNSSERVER.COM NS2.MYDNSSERVER.COM NS3.MYDNSSERVER.COM If I ...
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BIND seems to ignore glue records

We have a problem with some caching nameservers running BIND on CentOS in that they appear to be acting incorrectly and not properly handling the 'Additional Records' which contain the glue records. ...
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Changing DNS providers with glue records currently on domain

Our company is currently looking to migrate our DNS provider away from where it currently is, over to Zerigo. My only concern before 'flicking the switch' is that we currently have vanity nameservers, ...
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Glue Records, Bind9 and Ubuntu 11.10 - DNS Server not Responding?

I'm attempting to create a DNS server to serve copies of a zone for 'example.com'. Preamble: The current setup includes: Ubuntu 11.10 Bind9 Apache 2 I have created Glue records at the registrar ...
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What is “Host IP 2” in Goddady glue records manager?

Until now when we set a new glue records in Godaddy we add only one IP address to the "Host IP 1:" section. I want to ask what can I set in the other fields (Host IP 2,Host IP 3 etc)? Until I used ...
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Any web interface to show deployments history with mcollective?

I'm using mcollective & puppet for deployments. I would like to know if there is any user interface which allows me to choose a specific package/version and deploy and any user interface i can ...
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Can I use A-records to create name servers, and a server hostname on one server, but the overall name servers of that domain point to another? [closed]

OK - to clarify for those who did not understand the first question: LAMP/cPanel Server hostname srv1.xyz.com Nameservers used for OTHER domains are ns1.xyz.com and ns2.xyz.com ON THIS SERVER I now ...
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Misconfigured DNS / Nameserver?

I just moved my website to a new server. New server IP = 217.23.9.121 I'm running my domain on IntoDns.com It showing me errors such as: -Missing nameservers reported by your nameservers -...
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DNS Glue Record Creation

I'm on Windows Server 2008. I'm using intoDNS to check I'm setting my DNS up correctly: http://www.intodns.com/wewantogg.com Everything looks fine for this domain except for the notice: INFO: GLUE ...
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NS server selection (mixed glue/non-glue NS from the parent zone)

Apart from the source code, there seems to be virtually no public information on the web of how BIND and djbdns, amongst other recursive resolvers, select which NS servers they will query as part of ...
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Bootstrapping A Records for a DNS Server

My problem is this. Dissatisfied with the existing free DNS nameserver solutions, I decided to make my own nameservers for my websites. I'm using NSD on Debian, and it's working great. I can request ...
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What is a glue record?

This is a Canonical Question about DNS glue records. What exactly (but briefly) is a DNS glue record? Why are they needed and how do they work?
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Confirming the existence of GLUE records

I have two domains, example1.com and example2.com. I run nameservers ns1.example1.com and ns2.example1.com. Example2.com uses these nameservers. Example1.com uses my registrar's nameservers. Under ...
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Missing glue at child name server

I was running a quick check on Pingdom.com for a new website/server setup and have run into these two errors for the name servers: Missing glue at child: ns1.MYDOMAIN.co.uk The IP address of the name ...
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Name Server 2 not answering to TCP/ Inconsistent Glue

I'm using Pingdom's DNS tools to check up on my DNS. I'm getting these Errors: Too few IPv4 name servers (1). Only one IPv4 name server was found for the zone. You should always have at ...
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Problems with DNS propagation 10 days after a change was made

The engineering team I work with has been in the process of moving equipment from one datacenter to another. Ten days ago we moved one of our name servers authoritative for our client's domains (ns1....
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When does the TLD having glue records for the nameservers save DNS lookups?

My understanding is that if I have the nameservers for both example1.com and example2.us set to ns1.example2.us and ns2.example2.us, looking up www.example1.com will: look up example1.com to find its ...
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How to test DNS glue record?

Hello I have just set up a DNS server for my domain example.org with 2 name servers ns1.example.org and ns2.example.org. I have attempted to set up a glue record for ns1 and ns2 at my registrar. It ...
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When are DNS “glue” (or “host”) records needed?

I kind of know why glue records are needed (cyclic dependencies), but when are they needed? Are they only needed when setting a domain's nameservers to my own machine on the internet - like "ns1....
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Simple DNS Question

I am trying to understand something about DNS that seems too simple but I could not find anything related to this in particular. When I buy a domain name (example.com) I specify DNS servers with the ...