Multiple wildcard levels

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Fri Jan 10 18:28:48 UTC 2003

Tom Maddox wrote:

> Hi, everyone,
> I've got a quick question with regard to wildcard host addressing.
> One of my users wants to have wildcard resolution for every machine
> on our network.  I know how to do this for a single host, e.g.,
> * will resolve, even if there's
> no such actual host, but is there a simple way to do that globally?

You'd have to put a wildcard entry at the apex of every zone, as well as
for every subdomain branch (e.g. if the zone has an A record
for, then you'd need both a *
and a * in addition to the apex * wildcard,
in order to catch everything under each branch level).

- Kevin

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