configuring not to send additional answers with bind

Kirk bind at
Tue Feb 24 15:35:21 UTC 2009

karthik karthik wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am using BIND 9.2.4.
> Irrespective of flags fetch-glue no; recursion no; in 
> "/etc/bindnamed.conf.options"
> and my named.conf also has reference to named.conf.options(entry exists 
> like include "/etc/bind/named.conf.options )
> my dns server sends responses with additional answers.
> It will be really helpful to me if someone advices on configuring
> named to send specific answers for a query and not all the answers.
> Thanks
> Karthik Prabhu

Take a look at the BIND Administrators Reference Manual(ARM) for 
clarification, but the below "options" statement maybe what you're 
looking for.

minimal-responses yes;

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