Implementing Views : root and loopback

Cricket Liu cricket at
Tue Dec 10 16:12:59 UTC 2002

Kevin Darcy wrote:
> My guess is that you don't really need to define the root zone in
> your views if you all you want to do is use the Internet root
> nameservers. This is because named will use a compiled-in set of
> root-nameserver information if nothing is specified (surprisingly, a
> quick check of _DNS_and_BIND_, 4th Edition doesn't reveal anything
> about this fallback behavior). 

See the footnote on p. 71 in the fourth edition.


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