FreeBSD 7.0 with BIND 9.4 issue

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Fri Feb 29 20:20:23 UTC 2008

On Feb 29, 2008, at 9:21 AM, Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri wrote:
> I need to make named do nslookup for any host from outside my  
> network, but I faild to make it work as in older versions of BIND.
> [17:20](arabian2005 at ns2)[~]> nslookup
> Server:  NS3.WeArab.Net
> Address:


   allow-recursion { any; }; the options section of named.conf.  Note that this greatly  
increases the risk of people misusing the server via cache spoofing  
attacks; you are much better off specifying a more limited set of  
networks which are permitted to make recursive queries.


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