[dns-operations] Short NS record names
pasztor at nic.hu
Wed May 11 14:14:16 UTC 2011
We are going to introduce a new NS record for the .hu tld. My intention
is to change the *names* of all the NS records as well. (Retaining the
actual old name servers.) I would like to do the Finnish way. Like:
ns1.nic.hu. -> a.hu.
Having all NS records in the form of ?.hu seems to have at least the
1. There is no need to look up any delegated zone (e.g. nic.hu) when
2. There is no need to define the A and AAAA records for the name server
in a separate zone.
3. Answers will get shorter.
4. If you sign your zone you can sign these records straight in .hu, no
need to have a secure delegation to nic.hu. (This speeds up validation
Now I wonder if there are any disadvantages. I don't see any.
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