[Pdns-users] Nameservers are same domain as a domain that uses them - subdomains don't work!

Brandon Aubie brandon at aubie.ca
Mon Apr 28 16:24:01 UTC 2008

I have mydomain.com that has been using third party nameservers.

I've had ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com running for months now  
on PowerDNS.  I have host entries at GoDaddy for ns1 and ns2.

I now want to use ns1/ns2.mydomain.com for mydomain.com so I made the  
nameserver change at my registrar and mydomain.com is running fine but  
no subdomains are, and DNS Stuff complained that ns1 and ns2 didn't  
respond with an A record (even though I had them in the mydomain.com  

In fact, NO subdoains of mydomain.com worked anymore even though their  
A records were clearly stored in PowerDNS.

I added a NEW domain to powerdns called ns1.mysportsite.com and  
another called ns2.mysportsite.com and now those are working.

I then added new zones for all my subdomains and now those work, but  
this doesn't seem very nice.  Why can't I add sub domains to the  
mydomain.com record as A records?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks!

PowerDNS 2.9.21 on CentOS 5.

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