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Concise Guide to DNS and BIND, The by Nicolai Langfeldt

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Top-Level Domains and Their Owners

When you first get an Internet connection, your Internet service provider (ISP) will be able to help you establish your domain. In most cases, it can maintain your domain for you as well. In a startup phase, this might be the easiest way to go. Then, you can have the domain re-delegated to you and your own name server later. When that happens, you can probably get your ISP to provide your secondary, slave, name service so you can fulfill the requirement for two or more name servers you will find everywhere.

If you want to register your own domain(s) in foreign TLDs, you might have to do a bit more work.

Finding the TLD Owners

Each national TLD has a different national registrar, which has gotten the domain ...

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