Set a default reply in BIND

Barry Margolin barmar at
Fri Jun 17 23:58:41 UTC 2005

In article <d8v1o2$309k$1 at>, Elias <elias at> 

> Hi,
> Is there anyway to configure BIND to return a single default answer if it is 
> not authoritative for that zone? For eg if I'm authroritative for, 
> the server will return everything related to (and this is already 
> working) but when somebody queries for,, 
>, etc it should just return one same answer. Is there 
> anyway to put a wildcard for this?

Make your server authoritative for the root zone, and put a wildcard in 
the root zone file.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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