Modifying Mixed Case Mid-level Domain Names to be all Lower Case

Hauke Lampe list+bindusers at
Sat Nov 14 21:38:35 UTC 2009

Martin McCormick wrote:

> Is there a way using nsupdate to change a $origin directive in a
> zone file?

$origin is a preprocessor statement. It's not an attribute of a zone, so
you cannot change it directly.

When BIND writes zone files, it uses $origin to group records that share
a common base name. Just "update delete/add" all records and the mixed
case $origin disappears.


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