add chinese domaine ton bind ?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Wed Feb 21 22:03:40 UTC 2007

On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 01:26:26PM +0100,
 Noc Phibee <noc at> wrote 
 a message of 12 lines which said:

> can i add a chinese domain to my bind ?

Yes, since IDNA (RFC 3490) means "IDN in Applications". No support
from the name server is necessary.

> anyone have sample of configuration ?

You convert the domain name to Punycode with one of the many existing
tools (such as the "idn" tool in GNU libidn). And you copy-and-paste
the result in named.conf.

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