manually insert record into BIND cache

phn at phn at
Tue Oct 19 15:49:53 UTC 2004

jeff <news at> wrote:
> Greetings,

> I'm wondering if there's any way to "manually" insert a record into BIND's
> cache?  Perhaps via an existing command-line utility?  I'm running BIND
> 9.2.3 on Solaris 9.

> I have the need to force a single A record of a zone I am not
> authoritative for to be a specific value.  For example, rather than have
> resolve to I want BIND to say it is

> /etc/hosts is not an option here, and forwarding doesn't seem to meet my
> needs either.  Also, this is not for HTTP redirection.

> Any pointers will be appreciated.

You only valid way is to declare youself authoritative 
for zone "" giving an A record at zone top

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