Best implementation of many zonfiles containing the same info (to avoid duplicate IP-nr)

Karl Auer kauer at
Fri Sep 8 13:58:37 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-09-08 at 05:05 -0700, news at wrote:
> We would like to get around the problem of having the following line in
> each zonefile:
>          IN      A            X.X.X.X

Use $INCLUDE and "@"?

@ is the origin either as specified with $ORIGIN or the name of zone as
given in the named.conf entry referring to the file.

Put a line like "@ in a x.x.x.x" in a file like "" and put
"$INCLUDE" in each zone file...


Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (h)                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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