named make-localhost

Yuri Pankov yuri.pankov at
Sun Nov 11 23:29:06 PST 2007

On Monday 12 November 2007 10:21:35 Johan Hendriks wrote:
> In the handbook section it tells me to use make-localhost.
> Using make-localhost
> To configure a master zone for the localhost visit the /etc/namedb
> directory and run the following command:
> # sh make-localhost
> If all went well, a new file should exist in the master subdirectory.
> The filenames should be localhost.rev for the local domain name and
> localhost-v6.rev for IPv6 configurations. As the default configuration
> file, required information will be present in the named.conf file.
> But on my system 7.0 BETA2 there is no such file.
> Is the handbook out of date or is the file missing.
> Regards,
> Johan Hendriks

Handbook is out of date, you should already have 
localhost-forward.db and localhost-reverse.db in /etc/namedb/master/.


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