[dns-operations] register nameservers in different TLD's NS

Frederico A C Neves fneves at registro.br
Mon Jul 16 20:06:37 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 03:37:54PM -0400, Joe Abley wrote:
> On 2012-07-16, at 11:21, Mark Jeftovic wrote:
> > Sorry, I mispoke when I said glue record. It's not a glue record that
> > needs to exist, BUT there does need to be a nameserver defined for that
> > hostname at the registry before you can delegate a .com or .net domain
> > to it.
> For even more clarity, it's perhaps worth mentioning that in gTLDs this is mainly an artifact of the EPP data model (which itself inherited aspects from earlier data models).
> Registries (e.g. ccTLD registries) which take other approaches might not need the registration of a host object (or equivalent, in their model).

This is partialy true, the EPP protocol has overcome this limitation
and supported both operational models, hosts as objects or attributes,
since its inception (see RFC 3731 1.1).


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