BIND 9 Analog to WriteAuthorityNs in Windows DNS?

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Wed Nov 10 23:59:59 UTC 2004

Traynham.Ken at wrote:

>Is there anything in BIND 9 that corresponds to the WriteAuthorityNs
>registry in Windows DNS so that NS records will not be written in
>non-referral responses?
Take a look at the "minimal-responses" boolean option.

If you're planning to do this for anything but performance/resource 
reasons, though, chances are you're doing something evil/nasty/illicit 
with your DNS infrastructure, which will eventually come back to haunt 
you or whomever inherits that infrastructure...

- Kevin

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