Automatically add slave zones to secondary dns ?

Paul Vixie vixie at
Wed Dec 8 17:33:26 UTC 2004

Richard Curtis <ricurtis at> writes:

> Is it possible to add new slave zones to /etc/named.conf on the
> secondary servers ?
> At present, it gets long winded when I add a new domain to the primary
> name server, then I have to go round all the secondarys and add it as
> a slave on them.
> Is there any quicker way to do this ? especially automagically ?

Yes.  Internally at ISC we have developed something we call "metazones",
which literally means "zones about zones".  Should be released in Jan'05.
Paul Vixie

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