bind 9.11.2 - domain and subdomain with one zone does not work

David Alexandre M. de Carvalho david at
Fri Apr 3 13:20:59 UTC 2020

Where can I find about alternatives to point 2?
I have a windows subdomain configured in that way, never realized there was a better way.
Thanks and regards.

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David Alexandre M. de Carvalho
Especialista de Informática
Departamento de Informática
Universidade da Beira Interior

>>> why so much complexity to begin with?
>>>t1       A
>>>sub.t30  A
> On 03.04.20 11:53, mail-list-users at wrote:
>>Well, in first place to make it human readable, if needed to look into the zone.
> well
> 1. the above is more readablt than whay you proposed.
> 2. delegating subdomain (sub) to other servers via NS records and setting
>    any other records in the zone is a bad idea.
> 3. putting localhost into any domain is useless and I discourage you from
>    doing that
>>For some subdomains we would have entries for the subdomain itself, like couple NS,TXT,A,CNAME,SRV etc.
>>So with these thoughts, the documentation gives this as a valid option and it
>>worked in small scale on the testsystem, so we decieded to go this way.
>>If this needs to be changed, I need a reason besides of 'that is this way more easy',
>>because these zones get generated from an automated system and I need an
>>argument to get a permission for a change request.
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