[thelist] changing name servers

Marc Seyon seyon at delime.com
Wed Aug 13 19:18:10 CDT 2003

Message from Shawn K. Quinn (8/13/2003 07:08 PM)

>On Wed, 13 Aug 2003, Marc Seyon wrote:
> > I know NS records are supposed to update automatically, but I seem to
> > recall that sometimes you need to request that the old host remove the
> > record from their servers. Is there any validity in this?
>If that nameserver still thinks it is authoritative for that domain, then
>it will continue to respond to queries for that domain with the
>information that it has, which is almost certianly the old site.
>The ISP needs to remove the domain that it is no longer authoritative for
>from its servers.


Thanks. This actually is what is happening. What I'm wondering is whether 
the ISP will remove its old authoritative record automatically, or whether 
we need to contact them.

I'll investigate further.


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