cbuxton at menandmice.com
Fri Mar 14 16:50:41 UTC 2008
Because you mentioned DNS & BIND, the O'Reilly book by Paul Albitz and
Cricket Liu (the latter of whom is my former colleague), I will start
by pointing you to the correct page in his book.
In the 5th edition of DNS & BIND, look on page 488 for a description
of wildcard records. This is in Chapter 17, Miscellaneous.
In RFC 1034, section 4.3.3, author Paul Mockapetris gave us a very
good definition of how wildcards work, including examples.
Men & Mice
On Mar 13, 2008, at 10:47 PM, Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:
> I have some domain names registred at gandi and they allow me to use
> as wildcard in the zone file.
> Unfortunately, reading the "DNS & Bind" book, I dont find any
> mention of
> that wildcard. It plays the role of a catchall but for domain/zone
> I might have read the book too fast,...
> Would you please how could I use that feature on my Bind 9?
> I pointer to some documentation would be more appreciated than a
> practical solution to my problem.
> I want that feature because it will be for a community website
> member will have a subzone of the community domain, and it's better
> us to explicitely define the names we dont want the members to take
> let them play with the left ones.
> Thank for any help.
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