named-checkzone with multiple $ORIGIN

Tony Finch dot at
Mon Jun 5 13:49:46 UTC 2017

Bernard Fay <bernard.fay at> wrote:
> should I understand while using named-checkzone I need to enter *only*
> the top domain and named-checkzone will understand the subdomains
> defined by the multiple $ORIGIN in the zone file?

Yes, named-checkzone basically just loads the zone file (the whole thing)
as if it were being loaded by named.

You don't have to have a zone boundary for every subdomain - your zone
file has lots of subdomains all in one zone, and this is completely

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