check-names via command line

Chris Thompson cet1 at
Tue Jul 10 16:08:08 UTC 2012

On Jul 10 2012, I wrote:

>On Jul 10 2012, Gary Wallis wrote:
>>Is there a way to "check names" via the command line (like with a 
>>named-checkzone type tool.)
>Check out the -k option of named-checkzone. It defaults to "warn" anyway,
>but you may want to use "fail".

Well, I have to take that back. As far as I can see the -k option of
named-checkzone has no effect at all, despite the man page, at least
with BIND 9.8.3-P1.

Chris Thompson
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