BIND9 Return different IP address based on subnet

Jeremy C. Reed jreed at
Sat Dec 27 21:57:42 UTC 2014

On Sat, 27 Dec 2014, Christian Kette wrote:

> I have some questions. Q1: Why do I get the IP address "" for
> "DEV.home.lan" from both the and the network?

The view that matches first is used.

> #include "/etc/bind/named.conf.default-zones";
> Q2: What exactly are these zones in the file for? Do I need them?

You didn't include the file in the email. But I found a copy via google 
which may be the same.  You probably don't need it. (For example, the 
priming hints are builtin to named.)

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