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NAMED.CONF(5)			     BIND9			 NAMED.CONF(5)

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;
       };

MASTERS
       masters string [	port integer ] {
	    ( masters |	ipv4_address [port integer] |
	    ipv6_address [port integer]	) [ key	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 {
	    avoid-v4-udp-ports { port; ... };
	    avoid-v6-udp-ports { port; ... };
	    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
	    host-statistics-max	number;	// not implemented
	    hostname ( quoted_string | none );
	    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;
	    pid-file ( quoted_string | none );
	    port integer;
	    querylog boolean;
	    recursing-file quoted_string;
	    random-device quoted_string;
	    recursive-clients integer;
	    serial-query-rate integer;
	    server-id (	quoted_string |	none |;
	    stacksize size;
	    statistics-file quoted_string;
	    statistics-interval	integer; // not	yet implemented
	    tcp-clients	integer;
	    tcp-listen-queue 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 | none );
	    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; ...
	    };
	    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
	    preferred-glue string;
	    dual-stack-servers [ port integer ]	{
		 ( quoted_string [port integer]	|
		 ipv4_address [port integer] |
		 ipv6_address [port integer] );	...
	    }
	    edns-udp-size integer;
	    root-delegation-only [ exclude { quoted_string; ...	} ];
	    disable-algorithms string {	string;	... };
	    dnssec-enable boolean;
	    dnssec-lookaside string trust-anchor string;
	    dnssec-must-be-secure string boolean;
	    dialup dialuptype;
	    ixfr-from-differences ixfrdiff;
	    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-journal-size size_no_default;
	    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;
	    multi-master boolean;
	    sig-validity-interval integer;
	    transfer-source ( ipv4_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address |	* )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    alt-transfer-source	( ipv4_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    alt-transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    use-alt-transfer-source boolean;
	    zone-statistics boolean;
	    key-directory quoted_string;
	    allow-v6-synthesis { address_match_element;	... }; // obsolete
	    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; ...
	    };
	    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
	    preferred-glue string;
	    dual-stack-servers [ port integer ]	{
		 ( quoted_string [port integer]	|
		 ipv4_address [port integer] |
		 ipv6_address [port integer] );	...
	    };
	    edns-udp-size integer;
	    root-delegation-only [ exclude { quoted_string; ...	} ];
	    disable-algorithms string {	string;	... };
	    dnssec-enable boolean;
	    dnssec-lookaside string trust-anchor string;
	    dnssec-must-be-secure string boolean;
	    dialup dialuptype;
	    ixfr-from-differences ixfrdiff;
	    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-journal-size size_no_default;
	    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;
	    multi-master boolean;
	    sig-validity-interval integer;
	    transfer-source ( ipv4_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address |	* )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    alt-transfer-source	( ipv4_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    alt-transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    use-alt-transfer-source boolean;
	    zone-statistics boolean;
	    key-directory quoted_string;
	    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 ] {
		 ( masters |
		 ipv4_address [port integer] |
		 ipv6_address [	port integer ] ) [ key string ]; ...
	    };
	    database string;
	    delegation-only boolean;
	    check-names	( fail | warn |	ignore );
	    dialup dialuptype;
	    ixfr-from-differences boolean;
	    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-journal-size size_no_default;
	    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;
	    multi-master boolean;
	    sig-validity-interval integer;
	    transfer-source ( ipv4_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address |	* )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    alt-transfer-source	( ipv4_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    alt-transfer-source-v6 ( ipv6_address | * )
		 [ port	( integer | * )	];
	    use-alt-transfer-source boolean;
	    zone-statistics boolean;
	    key-directory quoted_string;
	    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/namedb/named.conf

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

BIND9				 Aug 13, 2004			 NAMED.CONF(5)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | ACL | KEY | MASTERS | SERVER | TRUSTED-KEYS | CONTROLS | LOGGING | LWRES | OPTIONS | VIEW | ZONE | FILES | SEE ALSO

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