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Old 09-11-2011, 06:24 AM   #1
pgibsonorg
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BIND9 PTR Records


Hey all,
I'm configuring a personal name server and I was trying to understand how to configure PTR records.
The IP addresses I need PTR records for are not anywhere near the same subnet, but I don't want to create a zone for each IP I need a PTR Record for.
Basically the way I have it right now I have to have:
//zone for first IP
zone "x.x.x.x.in-addr.arpa" {
type master;
file "named.x.x.x.x.in-addr.arpa";
};
//zone for second IP
zone "x.x.x.x.in-addr.arpa" {
type master;
file "named.x.x.x.x.in-addr.arpa";
};
. . .

What I would like is to have one zone and one file.
I found that I can do this by making a zone "in-addr.arpa" but when I do this it will consider my name server the SOA for all PTR records, I don't want that to happen.

Thanks in advanced!
 
Old 09-12-2011, 05:58 PM   #2
dafydd2277
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Hello, pgibson,

I asked a similar question a couple months ago. The one reply I got had to do more with aliasing one domain to another via zone files, and not the actually combination of zone files.

I suspect BIND doesn't actually support combining zone files. As non-intuitive as zone files are, I'm not sure I really mind the extra work of having multiple files over a single file that is even more non-intuitive than normal.

Cheers!
dafydd
 
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