Specific DNS configuration

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Tue Apr 21 15:21:34 UTC 2009

> In article <gs4gjf$25pt$1 at sf1.isc.org>, Thomas Marteau <isc at marteau.org> wrote:
> > I would like to know if there is a mean to tell bind to give talways
> > the same IP whatever the hostname asked for was.

This was discussed many times in the past (iirc). Archives should mention

On 15.04.09 20:43, Barry Margolin wrote:
> Configure the server as a root server and put a wildcard A record in the 
> root zone.

However you (Thomas) should know that this configuration may break many
applications and cause much harm. The internet is not just HTTP.

> > The idea behind this question is to redirect any browser when the
> > computer is in a captive IP space like a zone receiving a guest before
> > authenticating itself through a web site.

This problem should not be solved at DNS level - maybe on the HTTP proxy
level, or solve user authentication using WPA or similar methods on ethernet.

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