Split DNS Forward problem

phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu
Tue Nov 23 09:08:29 UTC 2004

Diederick van Dijk <diedvdyk at van-dijk.net> wrote:
> Our company have been taken over by a larger company. Now I've to configure 
> our DNS that it resolvs the domain names from the company that has taken us 
> over. Problem is that they are using a split DNS system.
> So I can make for example a forward zone in my DNS and point that to the 
> internal nameserver.But then the external hostnames aren't resolvable.
> Does anyone know a solution ? I'm using Bind 9.3.0. 
> Altering the split DNS system is a nogo. 

You cannot. You can however do one of two things :

1/ slave the parent comanys zones

2/ start using parent companys split-dns system( are you talking about internal-roots ?)

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