How to configure Bind9 to forward AAAA records only?

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Apr 2 18:08:02 UTC 2012

On 04/02/2012 03:13, Bear wrote:
> hi all,
> I installed bind9 on my server and configure it to forward all queries
> to my ISP DNS, it's works great. But I found sometimes, when a domain
> have both AAAA and A records, my operating system (iOS and Windows) will
> access IPv4 address instead of IPv6 one, which I don't expected.
> Now I wanna configure my bind9 to forwards all queries and check them --
> if my ISP DNS return both AAAA and A records, just return AAAA records
> to client and drop A records.
> Is this possible? 

No, it's not, sorry. You need to configure your operating system to
prefer the AAAA records. That's outside the scope of this list.



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