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NAME

named.conf - configuration file for named  

SYNOPSIS

named.conf  

DESCRIPTION

named.conf is the configuration file for named. Statements are enclosed in braces and terminated with a semi-colon. Clauses in the statements are also semi-colon terminated. The usual comment styles are supported:

C style: /* */

C++ style: // to end of line

Unix style: # to end of line  

ACL

acl string { address_match_element; ... };

 

KEY

key domain_name {
        algorithm string;
        secret string;
};

 

SERVER

server ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address ) {
        bogus boolean;
        edns boolean;
        provide-ixfr boolean;
        request-ixfr boolean;
        keys server_key;
        transfers integer;
        transfer-format ( many-answers | one-answer );
        transfer-source ( ipv4_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ];

        support-ixfr boolean; // obsolete
};

 

TRUSTED-KEYS

trusted-keys {
        domain_name flags protocol algorithm key; ... 
};

 

CONTROLS

controls {
        inet ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ]
                allow { address_match_element; ... }
                [ keys { string; ... } ];
        unix unsupported; // not implemented
};

 

LOGGING

logging {
        channel string {
                file log_file;
                syslog optional_facility;
                null;
                stderr;
                severity log_severity;
                print-time boolean;
                print-severity boolean;
                print-category boolean;
        };
        category string { string; ... };
};

 

LWRES

lwres {
        listen-on [ port integer ] {
                ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address ) [ port integer ]; ...
        };
        view string optional_class;
        search { string; ... };
        ndots integer;
};

 

OPTIONS

options {
        blackhole { address_match_element; ... };
        coresize size;
        datasize size;
        directory quoted_string;
        dump-file quoted_string;
        files size;
        heartbeat-interval integer;
        host-statistics boolean; // not implemented
        interface-interval integer;
        listen-on [ port integer ] { address_match_element; ... };
        listen-on-v6 [ port integer ] { address_match_element; ... };
        match-mapped-addresses boolean;
        memstatistics-file quoted_string; // not implemented
        pid-file quoted_string;
        port integer;
        random-device quoted_string;
        recursive-clients integer;
        serial-query-rate integer;
        stacksize size;
        statistics-file quoted_string;
        statistics-interval integer; // not yet implemented
        tcp-clients integer;
        tkey-dhkey quoted_string integer;
        tkey-gssapi-credential quoted_string;
        tkey-domain quoted_string;
        transfers-per-ns integer;
        transfers-in integer;
        transfers-out integer;
        use-ixfr boolean;
        version quoted_string;
        allow-recursion { address_match_element; ... };
        sortlist { address_match_element; ... };
        topology { address_match_element; ... }; // not implemented
        auth-nxdomain boolean; // default changed
        minimal-responses boolean;
        recursion boolean;
        rrset-order {
                [ class string ] [ type string ]
                [ name quoted_string ] string string; ...
        }; // not implemented
        provide-ixfr boolean;
        request-ixfr boolean;
        rfc2308-type1 boolean; // not yet implemented
        additional-from-auth boolean;
        additional-from-cache boolean;
        query-source querysource4;
        query-source-v6 querysource6;
        cleaning-interval integer;
        min-roots integer; // not implemented
        lame-ttl integer;
        max-ncache-ttl integer;
        max-cache-ttl integer;
        transfer-format ( many-answers | one-answer );
        max-cache-size size_no_default;
        check-names ( master | slave | response )
                ( fail | warn | ignore ); // not implemented
        cache-file quoted_string;
        root-delegation-only [ exclude { quoted_string; ... } ];

        dialup dialuptype;

        allow-query { address_match_element; ... };
        allow-transfer { address_match_element; ... };
        allow-update-forwarding { address_match_element; ... };

        notify notifytype;
        notify-source ( ipv4_address | * ) [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        notify-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * ) [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        also-notify [ port integer ] { ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address )
                [ port integer ]; ... };
        allow-notify { address_match_element; ... };

        forward ( first | only );
        forwarders [ port integer ] {
                ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address ) [ port integer ]; ...
        };

        max-transfer-time-in integer;
        max-transfer-time-out integer;
        max-transfer-idle-in integer;
        max-transfer-idle-out integer;
        max-retry-time integer;
        min-retry-time integer;
        max-refresh-time integer;
        min-refresh-time integer;
        sig-validity-interval integer;

        transfer-source ( ipv4_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ];

        zone-statistics boolean;

        allow-v6-synthesis { address_match_element; ... };
        deallocate-on-exit boolean; // obsolete
        fake-iquery boolean; // obsolete
        fetch-glue boolean; // obsolete
        has-old-clients boolean; // obsolete
        maintain-ixfr-base boolean; // obsolete
        max-ixfr-log-size size; // obsolete
        multiple-cnames boolean; // obsolete
        named-xfer quoted_string; // obsolete
        serial-queries integer; // obsolete
        treat-cr-as-space boolean; // obsolete
        use-id-pool boolean; // obsolete
};

 

VIEW

view string optional_class {
        match-clients { address_match_element; ... };
        match-destinations { address_match_element; ... };
        match-recursive-only boolean;

        key string {
                algorithm string;
                secret string;
        };

        zone string optional_class {
                ...
        };

        server ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address ) {
                ...
        };

        trusted-keys {
                string integer integer integer quoted_string; ...
        };

        allow-recursion { address_match_element; ... };
        sortlist { address_match_element; ... };
        topology { address_match_element; ... }; // not implemented
        auth-nxdomain boolean; // default changed
        minimal-responses boolean;
        recursion boolean;
        rrset-order {
                [ class string ] [ type string ]
                [ name quoted_string ] string string; ...
        }; // not implemented
        provide-ixfr boolean;
        request-ixfr boolean;
        rfc2308-type1 boolean; // not yet implemented
        additional-from-auth boolean;
        additional-from-cache boolean;
        query-source querysource4;
        query-source-v6 querysource6;
        cleaning-interval integer;
        min-roots integer; // not implemented
        lame-ttl integer;
        max-ncache-ttl integer;
        max-cache-ttl integer;
        transfer-format ( many-answers | one-answer );
        max-cache-size size_no_default;
        check-names ( master | slave | response )
                ( fail | warn | ignore );
        cache-file quoted_string;
        suppress-initial-notify boolean; // not yet implemented
        root-delegation-only [ exclude { quoted_string; ... } ];

        dialup dialuptype;

        allow-query { address_match_element; ... };
        allow-transfer { address_match_element; ... };
        allow-update-forwarding { address_match_element; ... };

        notify notifytype;
        notify-source ( ipv4_address | * ) [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        notify-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * ) [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        also-notify [ port integer ] { ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address )
                [ port integer ]; ... };
        allow-notify { address_match_element; ... };

        forward ( first | only );
        forwarders [ port integer ] {
                ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address ) [ port integer ]; ...
        };

        max-transfer-time-in integer;
        max-transfer-time-out integer;
        max-transfer-idle-in integer;
        max-transfer-idle-out integer;
        max-retry-time integer;
        min-retry-time integer;
        max-refresh-time integer;
        min-refresh-time integer;
        sig-validity-interval integer;

        transfer-source ( ipv4_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ];

        zone-statistics boolean;

        allow-v6-synthesis { address_match_element; ... }; // obsolete
        fetch-glue boolean; // obsolete
        maintain-ixfr-base boolean; // obsolete
        max-ixfr-log-size size; // obsolete
};

 

ZONE

zone string optional_class {
        type ( master | slave | stub | hint |
                forward | delegation-only );
        file quoted_string;

        masters [ port integer ] {
                ( ipv4_address [port integer] |
                ipv6_address [ port integer ] ) [ key string ]; ...
        };

        database string;
        delegation-only boolean;
        check-names ( fail | warn | ignore );
        dialup dialuptype;

        allow-query { address_match_element; ... };
        allow-transfer { address_match_element; ... };
        allow-update { address_match_element; ... };
        allow-update-forwarding { address_match_element; ... };
        update-policy {
                ( grant | deny ) string
                ( name | subdomain | wildcard | self ) string
                rrtypelist; ...
        };

        notify notifytype;
        notify-source ( ipv4_address | * ) [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        notify-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * ) [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        also-notify [ port integer ] { ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address )
                [ port integer ]; ... };
        allow-notify { address_match_element; ... };

        forward ( first | only );
        forwarders [ port integer ] {
                ( ipv4_address | ipv6_address ) [ port integer ]; ...
        };

        max-transfer-time-in integer;
        max-transfer-time-out integer;
        max-transfer-idle-in integer;
        max-transfer-idle-out integer;
        max-retry-time integer;
        min-retry-time integer;
        max-refresh-time integer;
        min-refresh-time integer;
        sig-validity-interval integer;

        transfer-source ( ipv4_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ];
        transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * )
                [ port ( integer | * ) ];

        zone-statistics boolean;

        ixfr-base quoted_string; // obsolete
        ixfr-tmp-file quoted_string; // obsolete
        maintain-ixfr-base boolean; // obsolete
        max-ixfr-log-size size; // obsolete
        pubkey integer integer integer quoted_string; // obsolete
};

 

FILES

/etc/named.conf  

SEE ALSO

named(8), rndc(8), BIND 9 Adminstrators Reference Manual.