slave on per-zone basis only?

Danny Mayer mayer at
Wed Feb 20 18:45:42 UTC 2002

At 09:31 AM 2/20/02, j2n tech wrote:
>I have a general question about the configuration of slave nameservers.
>Does a slave have to have an entry for every zone that a master serves?


>Such as:
>zone "" {
>                         type slave;
>                         file "";
>                         masters {;  };
>Does an entry such as this need to added for *every* domain that this server
>is a slave for?

No.  A slave zone only needs to be set up for those domains that have been
delegated to it. A server can be a master for some zones and slaves for others
and the masters/slaves for those zones can be on any other servers.

>   Or is there a global command that will tell the server to
>slave for every domain a specific master serves?




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