Random question about DNS

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Thu Feb 15 16:45:51 GMT 2007

On 15 Feb 2007, at 15:19, Dirk Koopman wrote:
> It isn't the 200+ domains that are the problem, it is just  
> hexten.net that needs to have the the glue records updated. This  
> should be a simple process using a web page on hexten.net's registrar.
> But what I would do is change one of them, wait a day or so, then  
> change the other. Otherwise, because of DNS caching, it is possible  
> for all 200+ domains to disappear until the cached entries time out.

That's good - that's what I've done by default. I changed hexten.net  
over to the new nameservers a couple of days ago :)

> The only reason this is necessary is because you have nominated dns  
> servers in the domain that they serve. Hence you have to give IP  
> addresses (otherwise no-one would be able to find hexten.net). None  
> of the other domains need to be changed that use these dns servers.

Splendid, thanks. I think I'll take the rest of the day off :)

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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