Wild cards in zone file

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Tue May 24 09:25:53 UTC 2011

On 24.05.11 09:55, John Kennedy wrote:
> I tried to google this but could not hit the right keywords (been a long
> week)...
> I have 3 hosts on a domain (example.com) like so:
> int.project               A 
> stage.project           A
> test.project             A 
> Now I want everything else to go to
> *.project                 A 
> Is this possible?

yes, this is how wildcards work. Note that this could have side effects,
e.g. anyone can use randomnonexistingdomain.project.example.com as source
address for spam e-mails, and many others.
I advise only use wildcards for cases they are REALLY needed.

see RFC4592 for more informations about DNS wildcards.
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