ACLs as external files

Mosemann, Russell Russell.Mosemann at
Mon Mar 5 16:20:07 UTC 2007

> Rather than add/remove/modify IP blocks to this ACL, it would be nice
> reference a seperate external file to manange and reference it from
> named.conf
> Does BIND offer this facility for ACLs?


> If so, someone mind sharing an example/details?

    include "named-acl.conf";

and name-acl.conf would contain

    acl "local-blocks" { 192.168/16; 172.16/12; 10/8; } ;

Russell Mosemann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science

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