Robert Fisher wrote:
> The problem comes in, in that we also allow customers to pay via
> PayPal. I tried setting up a forward
> zone entry -- but looking at the debug logs, it never sends a forward
> request -- but instead just resolves
> the wildcard entry. I'm rather confused by this behaviour, as I
> thought a specific zone entry should override
> the wildcard as it behaves this way even after a restart of the named
> daemon, thus ensuring the entries are
> not in the server cache.
>
> What am I misunderstanding about how these two things work?
>
> Below is my view.
>
> view "external"
> {
> match-clients { any; };
> match-destinations { any; };
>
> recursion yes;
>
> zone "paypal.com" {
> type forward; forward only;
> // Same result whether I forward to paypal's NS records
> or local DNS server.
> forwarders {
> 66.211.168.226;
> 66.211.168.227;
> 216.113.188.121;
> 216.113.188.122;
> };
>
> };
>
> zone "." {
> type master;
> file "named.redirect";
> };
>
> };
> ----------------------------------------
>
>

Why not just delegate paypal.com from your root zone?

-
Kevin