zone files in bind-9.9

Mark Andrews marka at
Mon Jan 7 02:44:47 UTC 2013

In message <50EA2724.2090300 at>, Feng He writes:
> Another question, since the zone files are raw format now, how can we
> edit the zones? I use nsupdate only so it's not a problem, but for
> editting by hand, how to?
> Thanks.

Master zones still use text format by default.

Slave zones use raw format by default.  You are not expected to
edit slave zones.

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