Partial DNS tree

Bastien Semene bsemene at
Wed Feb 9 09:04:03 UTC 2011

Hi everyone,

This is not the preferred mailing list to ask this question, but I think 
people here can easily answer.

I've seen in the past that DNS servers can resolve some FQDNs while 
forwarding (or caching) other resolutions of the same DN.
But I can't remember the word qualifying this technology, and had hard 
time finding this on google. Can someone please point me to the correct 
direction ?

The goal of this is to have some FQDN (i.e. : resolved 
on a local network, and others (i.e. resolved on the 
I think this is the best solution for a subsidiary to have local 
resources while also can hit remote resources. And it should be easy to 

Thank you !

Bastien Semene
Administrateur Réseau&  Système

Cyanide Studio - FRANCE

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