Putting weird characters into zone files ?

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Sat Sep 27 23:04:15 UTC 2014

Mukund Sivaraman <muks at isc.org> wrote:
> BIND will not allow you to use special characters such as '!' in owner
> names of certain RRs types such as A, MX, etc. as they don't form valid
> hostnames (see RFCs 1123 and 1912).

But you can set the check-names option to relax the restrictions.

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