forward only recursive server doesn't forward

Alex mysqlstudent at
Thu Oct 20 02:32:26 UTC 2016

Hi Mark,

On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 9:48 PM, Mark Andrews <marka at> wrote:
> In message <CAB1R3sjkUOzWeEbyhSF-s+J=Wfu2La2kQ513uRQu9YFi=JcC2g at>, Alex writes:
>> Hi,
>> I have a bind-9.10.3 server on fedora22 that is authoritative for a
>> few domains and their corresponding IP ranges. I'd like to set up
>> another domain server (rbldnsd) on a host in one of those domains as a
>> forward-only server.
>> The problem appears to be that the queries from the local box to the
>> subdomain being managed by the rbldnsd server are being answered by
>> the local bind instead of being sent to the remote machine running
>> rbldnsd.
> Add a delegation for in  Forward
> zones control *where* the queries are sent, not if queries are sent.

I'm sorry, I don't understand. This system is already a slave for the
forward zone I just realized I forgot to include that in
my previous post:

zone "" {
        type slave;
        file "slaves/";
        masters {; };
        allow-query { any; };
        allow-transfer { trusted; };


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