[Pdns-users] Re: authoritative answers or not?

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Fri Oct 6 13:55:47 UTC 2006

On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 03:46:56PM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 03:25:52PM +0200,
>  Alex van den Bogaerdt <alex at ergens.op.het.net> wrote 
>  a message of 25 lines which said:
> > By the way: I believe this to be true for NS records as well, but
> > both pdns and bind agree on this and give a non authoritative
> > answer.
> The NS records in the zone are authoritative. The NS records in the
> *parent* zone are the delegation and are *not* authoritative (that's
> why they are not signed by DNSSEC).

This is what I thought to be true as well.

The rest of the problem was my misguided believe "AUTHORITY: 0" was
indicating a non authotitative answer, mea culpa.

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