named-checkzone(8) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

named-checkzone - zone file validity checking tool  

SYNOPSIS

named-checkzone [ -d ] [ -j ] [ -q ] [ -v ] [ -c class ] zonename filename  

DESCRIPTION

named-checkzone checks the syntax and integrity of a zone file. It performs the same checks as named does when loading a zone. This makes named-checkzone useful for checking zone files before configuring them into a name server.  

OPTIONS

-d
Enable debugging.
-q
Quiet mode - exit code only.
-v
Print the version of the named-checkzone program and exit.
-j
When loading the zone file read the journal if it exists.
-c class
Specify the class of the zone. If not specified "IN" is assumed.
zonename
The domain name of the zone being checked.
filename
The name of the zone file.
 

RETURN VALUES

named-checkzone returns an exit status of 1 if errors were detected and 0 otherwise.  

SEE ALSO

named(8), RFC 1035, BIND 9 Administrator Reference Manual.  

AUTHOR

Internet Systems Consortium