TLD Wildcard

Barry Margolin barmar at
Tue Jun 20 01:11:42 UTC 2006

In article <e76ho9$1mj$1 at>, "ykavcisi" <ykavcisi at> 

> Hi,
> i need to setup a intranet DNS server. This server will have 3 ip
> addresses.
>, and and 3 are nameserver ips and
> will used as prefered and alternate dns servers on other clients.
> when somebody type a domainname like anydomain.local this servers
> answer should be
> there will be thousends of domainnames like ****.local so i should
> setup a wildcard for this toplevel domain.
> Can i use bind for toplevel wildcard? and how?

That's not a top-level wildcard, it's a second-level wildcard.  So just 
put a wildcard in the "local" zone file:

* IN A

Barry Margolin, barmar at
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