Running an undelegated zone

Barry Margolin barmar at
Fri Oct 29 00:41:48 UTC 2004

In article <clq0td$2jd1$1 at>,
 Robert Moskowitz <rgm at> wrote:

> At 06:12 PM 10/27/2004, Kevin Darcy wrote:
> >Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> >
> > >For testing purposes, I want to run a zone that is not delegated to me
> > >(Actually an zone).
> > >
> > >I have it working on BIND 9, but doing what seems like the equivalent thing
> > >on BIND 8 does not work.
> > >
> >An undelegated zone should work, as long as the client is only sending
> >queries to authoritative servers.
> >
> >When you say "does not work", exactly what results are you getting?
> >NXDOMAIN? Empty answers? SERVFAIL?
> Kevin,
> I was getting nothing in the zone according to the named_dump.db.
> So I unzipped named-checkzone from Bind 9 and ran that by cutting and 
> pasting from my named.conf, and found a typo in the named.conf.

Did it really provide error messages that weren't logged when you 
started named?  Or did you forget to check your log messages before 
posting your original question?

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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