[nsd-users] Newbie [and not NSD-specific] question

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Thu Apr 10 08:45:47 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 09, 2014 at 06:40:37AM -0400,
 Bob James <mebobj at gmail.com> wrote 
 a message of 64 lines which said:

> It seems like all the examples I see on the net for zone files
> always presume a range of servers on the same subnet.

I'm suprised because it is certainly not what I see. Anyway, the
content of the resource records changes nothing to the server's

> what are the proper forward 

host1 IN A
host2 IN A
host3 IN A

There is nothing special or magic in the right-hand side of the A
records. They can be in very different prefixes.

> and reverse files?

If you mean the in-addr.arpa zones, it is more complicated. You do not
always have a DNS delegation from the operator on these zones. Some
providers allow you to configure a PTR record. Talk to your Web

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