Sample named.conf, hosts, and local files?

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Sat Nov 27 15:05:34 UTC 1999

On Sun, Nov 21, 1999 at 02:28:45PM -0500, Yan Seiner wrote:
> Is tehre any source for working named.conf, named.hosts, and named.local
> files?  I am trying to set up an authoritative server for our LAN. 
> Right now we're using bind 8.1, caching only, and it'w working fine. 
> Local hosts resolution is provided by hosts files.   The files in the
> docs date from 1986...
> I have set up the new files, bind comes up without errors (I've checked
> the logs) and everything looks OK, but I lose all dns resolution.  The
> only resolution I have is what's provided by hosts.
> I go back to the caching only setup and all is well.
> I'm guessing I have something really stupid in my config files.  I can
> post if required; but I don't want to clutter the list unnecessarily.
> --Yan

Post away.  That's the only way we can help you.

The only difference between your old config file and your new should be
that you add the zones for your domain and reverse-DNS domains.

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