Bind 9.2.3 ignores listen on option

Barry Margolin barmar at
Mon Jan 31 03:05:23 UTC 2005

In article <ctja7s$1coa$1 at>, <jcyr at> wrote:

> named.conf contains:
> options {
>         directory "/etc/named";
>         listen-on {
>       ;

A CIDR prefix is not valid in a listen-on statement.  You have to enter 
the specific IP address of an interface.

Since you didn't get a syntax error for this, I agree with the other 
poster who said that this is not the named.conf file that was being used.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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