[dns-operations] A question about changing nameservers

DTNX Postmaster postmaster at dtnx.net
Tue May 28 10:13:39 UTC 2013

On May 28, 2013, at 12:07, Feng He <fenghe at nsbeta.info> wrote:

> My platform DNSbed.com has cloudwebdns.com as the nameserver domain.
> The DNS of cloudwebdns.com is currently hosted by:
> dns1.registrar-servers.com.
> dns2.registrar-servers.com.
> dns3.registrar-servers.com.
> dns4.registrar-servers.com.
> dns5.registrar-servers.com.
> Today I changed the nameservers to our own nameservers:
> ns1.cloudwebdns.com.
> ns2.cloudwebdns.com.
> ns3.cloudwebdns.com.
> ns4.cloudwebdns.com.
> I have added the zone to named.conf, created zone files, and reloaded BIND. But when I added a record by nsupdate, it got the error:
> response to SOA query was unsuccessful
> When I dig to localhost:
> dig cloudwebdns.com soa @localhost
> Got the status ServFail.
> Can you tell me what has happened?

You made a boo-boo somewhere. Check your zones, your configuration, and 
especially your logs.


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