How to check data file's content in DNS secondary server?

Jan-Piet Mens jpmens.dns at
Thu Jul 26 08:07:27 UTC 2012

> After upgrade to Bind V9.9.1-P2:
> [root at localhost ~]# file /var/named/
> /var/named/ data

Use named-compilezone to convert from one to the other.

You can force the previous text-transfers by setting this option on a
per/zone or globally:

        masterfile-format text;

(ISC: This is turning into a very FAQ...)


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