recursion or no-recursion?

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Fri Dec 10 17:59:14 UTC 2004

Federico Renzetti wrote:

>Hi all,
>this is my first mail to this ml and I'm sorry but I don't know if this=20
>argument was already treated in the past.
>I have a DNS that is authoritative for the domain "" (DNS=3DA)=20
>with delegation for internal subtree "" (DNS =3D B) and=20
>"" (DNS =3D C) .
>DNS B and C use my DNS (A) as forwarder because it is the only who could=20
>reach internet so the problem is:
>could I allow recursion (in A) for B and C only for addresses outside=20
>domain "" and subtree?
>I would like to return ns delegation to B/C for subtree of domain=20
>"" but I would like to use recursion to resolve internet=20
>Sorry for my english and thanks in advance
I can't think of any way to accomplish this. allow-recursion can't be 
set selectively. If you have any administrative control over B and C, 
why not just define the subzones as stub zones on those servers?

                                             - Kevin

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