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Pro DNS and BIND 10 by Ron Aitchison

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Chapter 7. BIND Type Samples

This chapter presents sample BIND configurations and accompanying descriptions for each of the DNS types described in Chapter 4. But before jumping into these configurations, let's take a moment to quickly review these types:

  • Zone master: A name server that responds authoritatively for the zone, reads the zone file from a local file system, and is capable of transferring the zone file to one or more slave servers.

  • Zone slave: A name server that responds authoritatively for the zone, obtains its zone file by a zone transfer from a zone master, and is capable of transferring the zone file to one or more slave servers.

  • Resolver (or caching name server): A name server that provides recursive query support to clients and saves ...

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