"out of zone data" with bind-9.3.2

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Wed Apr 5 23:16:47 UTC 2006

> Hi,
> I have recently upgraded my bind to bind-9.3.2 from bind-9.2.  However,
> when I start the daemon I now get a lot of out of zone data messages
> which I didn't before.
> The way I have it configured is I have one zone, but 4 subdomains.  The
> hosts in these subdomains are in seperate files, and are added to the
> main zones' records with include directives.  The top of the each of
> these files contains an $origin statement.
> so it looks like this.
> main file.
> $include Header < SOA record >
> $include Example < hosts in example.com >
> $include subA < hosts in subdomain A >
> .
> .
> .
> and subdomain A file looks like this:
> $ORIGIN subA
> host1       IN             A          x.x.x.x
> host2       IN             A          x.x.x.y
> .
> .
> .
> The odd thing is that although I get the errors logged, the out of zone
> data is not ignored, and the DNS works fine.  It just takes a few
> seconds longer to start up as it logs all the messages, and obviously
> fills my logs up with unwanted messages.
> Any idea how i can get bind to believe that the subA is a subdomain,
> not a zone and therefore is not out of zone data?
> Gareth

	Well if you were to post the actual errors and the actual
	zone content I'm sure people could figure out what is

Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742                 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews at isc.org

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