check-names via command line

Gary Wallis wgg1970 at
Tue Jul 10 17:41:03 UTC 2012

On 7/10/2012 13:08, Chris Thompson wrote:
> 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.
Thank you. Maybe this will be fixed?

It would be great to have named-checkzone be an authoritative tool as 
far as zone: Syntax, rules and other error checking goes.

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