About root zones

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Wed Dec 21 08:30:47 UTC 2011

>>> 2011/12/20 Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org>:
>>>>        Named has a compiled in set of root hints.  It is used if
>>>>        a root zone is not defined in named.conf.

>> On 20.12.11 17:37, Peter Andreev wrote:
>>> Whether it means that without hint zone named still can perform
>>> iterative lookups for its internal purposes?

>2011/12/20 Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>:
>> yes.

On 21.12.11 12:17, Peter Andreev wrote:
>This fact is really disappointing.

well, it's needed for proper functionality. What exactly seems to be 
your problem?

Note that
- only clients that are allowed to recurse are able to see date
   the "type hint" zone
- only clients from local networks are allowed to recurse by default.
   You can tune this by configuring the "allow-recursion" option.
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