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Old 01-12-2012, 06:13 AM   #1
Gianni Valenti
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Configure subdomain alias in bind9


I just installed a new home server with debian stabile and I have a question about bind9.

I would like to configure bind9 so that is resolved to while for * a request to the right dns server is made.

Can anyone help me with this?

Also a keyword to start a google search with would be ok.

Thank you very much.

Old 01-12-2012, 08:52 AM   #2
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AFAIK this should not be problem.

Just create zone and add a root A record pointing to

Like this:

$TTL 86400

@       IN      SOA (
                        2012011299	; serial number YYMMDDNN
                        28800           ; Refresh
                        7200            ; Retry
                        864000          ; Expire
                        86400           ; Min TTL

                NS				IN	A           IN    A
I know, that stuff with is kinda messy but it should work fine.


alias, bind9, dns

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