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I have a lot of zones defined in my DNS server. I need to delegate one particular zone to a foreign DNS server and I don't have access to my domain-registrar control panel, currently. Is there a way in Bind to delegate the resolution of a whole zone to another DNS server?

I thought it was possible to just name the foreign server ns1.delegatenameserver.com in the zone file but it's not working.

$TTL 3600
@               IN SOA ns1.delegatednameserver.com. hostmaster.ariel.org. (
                        2013120904      ;serial
                        3600            ;refresh
                        360             ;retry
                        86400           ;expire
                        3600            ;minimum
                )

                IN NS           ns1.delegatednameserver.com.
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The address of the name server is missing in this zone declaration.

Add the following to your declaration file.

ns1  IN A  ip.of.delgated.server
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