July 11th, 2000, 11:44 PM
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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana,Arial,Helvetica">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by supine:
"how do they find my sever?"
what exactly do you mean?
i took it one of two ways:
- delegation. you have to have a domain pointed at your nameservers, designated as authoritive by the parent nameserver
- you must have an ip address (or two!) (preferably static, most domain managers would frown upon delegating to a dynamic addressed host, not to mention the hassle of making sure that the parent nameserver keeps up to date with your current IP).
you might want to read up a bit on what you are getting yourself in for before you commit yourself to anything...[/quote]
I intend to run an authoritive name server. who will be my parent nameserver-does ISP's
provide this service? On a second thought-is there any advantage(cost, etc.) in running
my own nameserver.
Could you please give me some references/howto's on this(i.e. running