problem / in zonename as RFC2317 with bind9

Barry Margolin barmar at
Tue Jun 13 11:02:21 UTC 2006

In article <e6m35m$15uh$1 at>, Thomas Bornert <tb at> 

> hi list,
> i would establish a reverse delegation as descriped in
> RFC2317. i've the following zone definition
> zone "240/" IN {
>         type master;
>         file "";
>         allow-transfer { dnsservers; };
> };
> with bind 9.2 it was running with 9.3 i got the following
> error:
> zone 240/ loading master file 
> bad owner name (check-names)

Your zone statement says /240, but the error message says /28.  Which is 

Next time, cut and paste the real file and error, then you won't waste 
our time with stupid typos like this.

Pleast post the zone file as well, there could be a mismatch in there.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
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