[CentOS] Configuring BIND to answer to two domain names (four IP addresses)

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Fri Sep 24 18:06:52 EDT 2010


At Fri, 24 Sep 2010 23:02:21 +0200 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 22:41, Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com> wrote:
> > You need:
> >
> > ns1.exampleA.com. IN      A       1.1.1.1
> > ns2.exampleA.com. IN      A       1.1.1.2
> >
> 
> Here I have found conflicting information, it seems that some sources
> suggest this instead:
> ns1         IN      A       1.1.1.1
> ns2         IN      A       1.1.1.2
> 
> Any idea?

When you have an $ORIGIN statement, it defines a suffix to automatically
add to any name that does not end in a '.'.  You can do either,
depending on how gratiously verbose you want to be.  Of course, being
verbose sort of defeats the whole point of the $ORIGIN statement...

> 
> > And you might also consider:
> >
> > www.exampleA.com. IN      A       1.1.1.1
> > www.exampleA.com. IN      A       1.1.1.2
> >
> 
> Yes, of course! Thanks.
> 

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