resolving my own sub-domains

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Mon Jun 24 18:39:19 UTC 2002

"HURT, CHRIS [AG-Contractor/1000]" wrote:

> Hi all -
> It used to be that if I was the master for my zone (say and I
> had delegated my sub-domains to others (say AND I had a
> forwarders statement, that my resolution process would not follow my
> delegation info  - I had to slave that sub-domain.  Is this still true?  I
> don't really want to slave from sub-domains in Africa just so I can resolve
> one address - but I want a nice clean way to get this thing to resolve.

In modern versions of BIND, you can use "forwarders { }" in a master zone
definition, to disable forwarding for subzones. That should obviate being a
slave for those subzones.

- Kevin

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