DNS Zone File Entries Limit

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Thu Nov 15 23:59:04 UTC 2012

In message <50A580C1.9080900 at blacklistthisdomain.com>, Silas Cutler writes:
> Good Evening,
> I've been doing some DNS RPZ experiments and during my testing I found
> that if a DNS Zone on an Authoritative DNS Server has more then 100k
> elements, it will not replicate to a slave DNS Server. 
> Do you know if this is a known issue or a PEBKAC related problem?

Given named hosts zones with 10's, if not 100's, of millions of
records it isn't record count.  There are no fixed limits, just
what the machines memory can support.

> Cheers,
> Silas Cutler
> Security Researcher
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