Yet another forwarding question.

Nicolas nicolas at
Tue Nov 7 07:53:25 UTC 2006

Kevin Darcy wrote :
> No, no such facility currently exists in BIND, to my knowledge.

> But it doesn't seem like it would be that hard to define a "special" 
> zone that could be used by some cron script to build a named.conf 
> "include" file, containing definitions of the various zones of interest. 
> I would consider using stub or slave zones instead of forwarding though. 
> What you're basically looking for is a "delegation override", which can 
> take different forms, with different tradeoffs; here is a link to a post 
> containing my still-evolving mini-FAQ on the subject: 

The bad news with you named.conf include file is that this will work 
only for bind. Unfortunately, several existing local DNS admins don't 
use bind. :-(

Anyway, I will have a look at you mini-FAQ and come back latter.



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