Can "zone" forwarding be done in Bind 4.x?

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Tue Oct 16 22:04:14 UTC 2001

Sterling Smith wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm in a Solaris 2.x environment and we now have a need to do "zone" forwarding
> and not just "global" forwarding.  We are under the impression that "zone"
> forwarding is only supported in Bind 8.x.  Is this a fact?

Yup. Time to upgrade.

> Also, is it possible to use an option referred to as "address match list" to
> accomplish the same goal with Bind 4.9.x?

I'm not aware of an "address match list" option in BIND 4.9.x. In BIND 8 and
BIND 9, "address match list" refers to a configuration-file *element*, e.g. a way
to express a restriction on who can or cannot do zone transfers, updates, etc.

- Kevin

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