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Re: [vox-tech] I'm setting up a DNS server...



On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Jeff Newmiller (jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us):
> 
> > A slightly longer answer is: "root.localhost" in this position designates
> > the email address of the technical contact for this SOA, replacing the
> > first dot with an "@" sign (which is a reserved character in this
> > context).
> 
> I think you'll find that William was missing a field.

I think you'll find that he was not. ;)

> 
> > dns names that don't end in a period are assumed to have the current zone
> > appended to them....
> 
> Well, $ORIGIN, actually.  Which, if otherwise undefined is the current
> zone.

Ah... thanks.

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