Selectively Allowing Recursive Query

Cricket Liu cricket at
Mon Dec 2 23:54:07 UTC 2002

Tai_Nguyen at wrote:
> Our server is hosting multiple domains. We would like to know is
> there any way we can allow recursive queries on some domains and
> block recursive queries on the rest.

You can only restrict access to recursion by IP address.  Use
the allow-recursion options substatement, e.g.,

options {
    allow-recursion { 10/8; };


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