subdomain forwarders problem

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Tue Nov 30 17:02:23 UTC 1999

On Tue, Nov 23, 1999 at 10:47:23PM +0000, Dave wrote:
>	..  But, as soon as I put in a master zone statement in named.conf for
> "name.dom", the server apparently thinks that the name.dom zone file should
> contain authoritative information for all the subdomains denver, test, and 
> sv, and it will immediately stop forwarding requests for any of those hosts
> to the outside DNS servers.  It starts returning NXDOMAIN errors.

Well, yes.  It should.  Do you delegate any of those domains using NS
records?  ;-)

> I've also tried putting separate statements such as:
> zone "" {
> 	type forward;
> 	forward only;	
> };
> in named.conf to no avail.

Again, yes.  Try putting in a forwarders { ... }; statement to tell the
zone to where it should forward.

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