> Hi,
>
> On my master NS I have this reverse map:
>
> -----------
> $TTL 86400 ; 1 day
> $ORIGIN 64.65.66.IN-ADDR.ARPA.
> @ IN SOA ns1.xxx.dk. dns.xxx.dk. (
> 2006071305 ; serial
> 10800 ; refresh (3 hours)
> 3600 ; retry (1 hour)
> 1209600 ; expire (2 weeks)
> 86400 ; minimum (1 day)
> )
> NS ns1.xxx.dk.
> NS ns2.xxx.dk.
>
> ; Begin
> 2 PTR ns1.xxx.dk.
> ; End
> -----------
>
> But when this zone has been AXFR'ed to my slave NS, it comes to look
> like this:
>
> -----------
> $ORIGIN .
> $TTL 86400 ; 1 day
> 64.65.66.in-addr.arpa IN SOA ns1.xxx.dk. dns.xxx.dk. (
> 2006071305 ; serial
> 10800 ; refresh (3 hours)
> 3600 ; retry (1 hour)
> 1209600 ; expire (2 weeks)
> 86400 ; minimum (1 day)
> )
> NS ns1.xxx.dk.
> NS ns2.xxx.dk.
> $ORIGIN 64.65.66.in-addr.arpa.
> 2 PTR ns1.xxx.dk.
> -----------
>
> Can someone explain to me, why the $ORIGIN directive is being moved from
> the top of the zone to the resource record(s) area - and the @ wildcard
> in the SOA record is replaced with $ORIGIN value?
>
> Should I construct my master zone differently, or is the design ok?
>
> Thank you
> /Ronni


Nameservers do not transfer text files. They transfer a binary
represention. This is then converted to text by the slave.

Your layout is fine.
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