Creating bogus response for a particular subnet

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Tue Nov 21 05:00:46 UTC 2006

news wrote:
> Hello group
> I'm currently working on a small project that needs a Bind v9 to return the  
> same IP address for all requested domains. The catch is that the server 
> only needs to do this for xx.xx.xx.xx/xx but not for yy.yy.yy.yy/yy. I know 
> this can be done with views to separate the two subnets, but I'm not quite 
> sure how to create the bogus response.
> Any hints for how to do it?
Define a root zone e.g.

zone "." {
    type master;
    file "root";

Populate it with the usual SOA and NS records, and after those, a 
wildcard A record, i.e.

* a

               - Kevin

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