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What Are Glue Records?

What are glue records?

If the nameserver (NS) is a subdomain of the domain you want to configure, e.g. you want to set and as nameserver for, then your domain will need “Glue records”.

The glue record is an A-record to your nameserver’s IP, stored in the parent NS,

mostly the NS for the top level domain (, .com,.net …)

For a more complete explanation have a look on Wikipedia