>
> Ronni Jensen wrote:
> > 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

>
> Ronni,
>
> Everything looks fine to me. $ORIGIN has been moved because if you see
> the first declaration of $ORIGIN it is referring to ".", the second
> declaration of $ORIGIN is showing for 64.65.66.in-addr.arpa.
>
> Also note, that @ symbol is DNS Bind shorthand for $ORIGIN


It is RFC 1034 shorthand not BIND shortnand.

> Thanks
>
> Mike
>
>

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