Problem with ACL in named.conf

GS Bryan chifuyu at
Thu Aug 30 02:17:13 UTC 2012

hmm... that explains it.

Damn, DNSMadeEasy needs to have notify notices sent to a different IP
set than their nameserver service. This means that I have to hardcode
this myself.

Another question then, if zone '' has the NS records of
'' (its IP address is and ''
(its IP address is, then if I put the 'also-notify {;;; };' in the zone clause, when
the zone file is modified, notify messages will be sen to,,,, and right?
Bryan S.G.

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 9:42 AM, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
> On 08/29/2012 03:25 PM, GS Bryan wrote:
>> Then when I put the 'alladdr' thing in my 'allow-transfer' and
>> 'also-notify' arguments,
> also-notify does not take an acl. The ARM will give you more information
> on the grammar.
> That said, this is a very annoying problem that I wish there was a
> better solution for. I used to build my conf files with m4 to work
> around this, but that was a big hammer for a very large installation.
> You might be able to do something simpler by putting notes in the conf
> to remind people who update 1 area to also update the other.
> Doug

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