Out-of-zone data mistaken for glue?

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Tue May 11 11:20:29 UTC 2010

In article <mailman.1488.1273575364.21153.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
 Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:

> Following on from yesterdays query; if I have this zone:
> test.com.		86400	IN	SOA	...
> test.com.		86400	IN	NS	...
> foo.test.com.		86400	IN	NS	ns.foo.test.com.
> ns.foo.test.com.	86400	IN	A
> www.foo.test.com.	86400	IN	A
> ...this zone loads fine, and www.foo.test.com does *not* resolve, which 
> is as expected I guess. However, neither bind nor named-checkzone report 
> the non-glue A record as an error. Is this expected?
> (This is just curiosity - obviously it's a bad idea to populate zones 
> like this!)

Are you sure you have the trailing dot on that record?

Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
Arlington, MA
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