When I create the DNS, I get the '. ' at the end of my and at the end of ns1,ns1 and ns3?

Posted November 10, 2014 2k views 1800 IN NS 1800 IN NS 1800 IN NS
Is it the way it should be?

  • Yes. The dot at the end means the name is not relative to the zone. Without the dot, those entries would be interpreted as


    as if they were subdomains of

  • So when I update my nameservers with the domain registrar should I include the dot or should I not?

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When I registered my domain with dream host registrar I was not allowed to enter the ’.’ at the end of ns1,ns2 and ns3. That is why I got confused.