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Old 11-18-2009, 06:45 AM   #1
polemon
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dns: bind9: cascading server sub-zone


Hello,

I'm running a DNS server for a sub-domain. This DNS server is supposed to ask one specific other DNS server for lookups outside its sub-domain, and not the root servers.

How do I do that?

I'm using bind9 as named server.

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Old 11-18-2009, 07:30 AM   #2
nali27
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add following lines within OPTION part in named.conf file

forwarders { x.x.x.x; };

x.x.x.x dns server address outside your subdomain

for more info check FORWARDER section in following link
http://www.zytrax.com/books/dns/ch7/queries.html
 
  


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