Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Thu Jun 8 23:06:06 UTC 2006
> I have checked the ARM and the list archives, but I haven't been able to
> find out whether this is possible in bind.
> We would like to return a particular IP address instead of a negative
> response to DNS queries for non-existent sites.
> I know there may be some resistance to doing this from purists, but for
> a low-cost provider, any additional income we can generate by
> redirecting such requests to a search pages with ads that generate
> money, allows us to keep our costs low.
> I know several companies are charging for this service, but it seems
> such an easy modification can be done locally without having to pay the
There is no such support in BIND. It is also a bad idea as
the Internet is not just HTTP. Doing this would break every
If you really want to do this then force all you customers to
use a HTTP proxy and have it put up the search page. That way
you don't break everything else.
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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