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Kurt Boyack kboyack at
Mon Jun 13 14:01:25 UTC 2005

On 6/13/05, John McGowan <mcgowan at> wrote:
> I would like to setup my bind server to have a different view of our
> domain "" for machines within our network.  But we also host
> dns services for many other clients, and I want to have to avoid having
> to repeat their zone definition in two locations... (potential for
> someone to forget to put it in both places)

I've never tried this, but maybe you can use an INCLUDE statement in
both views for the zones that are the same.
> What happens if resolution is requested for a zone and the zone isn't
> defined for that view... i assume it fails... is there a way to have a
> default view that it all falls back on?

No. The view you see is what you get.

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