Off Topic. DNS, Android.

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sat Jun 23 06:06:16 UTC 2012

> a) Normally any Domain name registered has to have 2 Nameservers. Some

don't have to. but should.

> registry like the one responsible for .ORG requires 2 at least to propagate 
> the domain. In teh case of .COM that is not a requirement, one nameserver 
> could work. If for some reason I have 2 of them and one is configured to 
> point to SERVER A , and the other to SERVER B. Differenet places, same 
> configuration. Is there any preference over what is PRIMARY NAMESERVER or 
> SECONDARY NAMESERVER? I mean, Primary is the one used mainly?

actually when another DNS server resolve the name it may use any of them. 
Primary and secondary is mostly term for you - DNS operator.
Primary is the way where you type in domain definition file, secondary is 
the one that fetches the file from primary every time it was modified.

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