Bind expanding domain query using search path?
dns at botham.net
Tue Oct 1 20:26:47 UTC 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounce at isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounce at isc.org] On
> Behalf Of Erik Enge
> Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 4:09 PM
> To: bind-users at isc.org
> Subject: Bind expanding domain query using search path?
> I have two domains; office1.co office2.co
> I have two machines; machine1 (in office1.co) machine2 (in office2.co)
> I'm running RedHat 7.2 (x86) and bind 9.2.1.
> Everything seems to be working as it should, but I have a question of
> whether or not I can make this work:
> dig machine1
> At the moment, it gives this output:
> eenge at eenge:~$ dig machine1
> ; <<>> DiG 9.2.1 <<>> machine1
> ;; global options: printcmd
> ;; Got answer:
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 20766
> ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> ;machine1. IN A
> ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
> . 7812 IN SOA A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.
> NSTLD.VERISIGN-GRS.COM. 2002100100 1800 900 604800 86400
> ;; Query time: 82 msec
> ;; SERVER: 192.168.1.1#53(192.168.1.1)
> ;; WHEN: Tue Oct 1 14:38:10 2002
> ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 98
> It would be great if it (bind) could try
> machine1.[office1.co,office2.co] before going to the root-servers.
It is not bind that is responsible for this action, it is your dns
client(resolver). See the man page for resolv.conf, specifically the
domain and search directives.
> Is there a way I can do this? I understand there would be stupidity
> happening if I rename machine2 in office2.co to machine1.q
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