HOWTO build a DNS registry
How to contribute
So, you want or need to change the IP address of a name server? And the name server is authoritative for a TLD? This requires careful planning. Here is a check-list.
First, an advice. It is not a DNS-specific thing. General engineering practices apply: plan, write down, backup and test. I mention a few DNS-specific tricks but all the failures I've seen in changing DNS information came, not from ignorance of the DNS, but from ignorance of general engineering practices (planning, mostly, and lack of written plannings).
For a DNS server of a TLD, same thing but replace "upper domain" by "root" (ICANN).
Of course, the written plan include dates, something like:
And will be checked by experts/colleagues.
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HOWTO setup a domain registry
Anycast, une nouvelle technique de gestion d'un parc de serveur de noms
NDI (Noms de Domaines Internationaux)
Changing the IP address of the TLD name server
Setting up a DNS registry with XML and XSL
Checking your domaine: why and how
The choices for a nameserver
The zone file generator
Modélisation de données
The whois service
DocBook/XML source of this page
For every question about generic NIC, please ask
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