DNS Host Handles/Registrations

Shawn Morris shawn at smorris.com
Wed Nov 7 21:10:10 UTC 2001

On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 02:58:08PM -0600, measl at mfn.org wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Adam McKenna wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 02:17:02PM -0600, measl at mfn.org wrote:
> > > This link is what I was looking for.   Thanks!  I find it interesting that
> > > NSOL is the only one who has responsibility for this???  Shouldn't *all*
> > > registrars have this ability?
> > 
> > They do.
> No, they do not.  At least for the ones I use (register.com and SRS).

When I used register.com they would register a nameserver for you
but it cost $15 or $25 dollars.  I am currently using dotster and
they will let you register nameservers for free in domains that
you have registered with them.

> > Don't change your info at NSOL if NSOL is not your registrar.
> It appears that the person who "believed" that NSOL was the central
> repository for this was correct.  Changes are made at NSOL, and picked up
> by other resgistrars via whois.
> > --Adam
> -- 
> Yours, 
> J.A. Terranson
> sysadmin at mfn.org
> If Governments really want us to behave like civilized human beings, they
> should give serious consideration towards setting a better example:
> Ruling by force, rather than consensus; the unrestrained application of
> unjust laws (which the victim-populations were never allowed input on in
> the first place); the State policy of justice only for the rich and 
> elected; the intentional abuse and occassionally destruction of entire
> populations merely to distract an already apathetic and numb electorate...
> This type of demogoguery must surely wipe out the fascist United States
> as surely as it wiped out the fascist Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
> The views expressed here are mine, and NOT those of my employers,
> associates, or others.  Besides, if it *were* the opinion of all of
> those people, I doubt there would be a problem to bitch about in the
> first place...
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