The very man you're quoting has himself implemented an index zone
using PTR records. The slave periodically runs a script to retrieve
the PTR records (and possibly some supporting info) and add any new
slave zones (and probably remove any that have been removed from the
index).

Search the list archives for this topic, and specifically for a
message from Kevin Darcy where he outlined this in detail. One archive
of the list is available here:
http://readlist.com/lists/isc.org/bind-users/

Chris Buxton
Professional Services
Men & Mice

On Nov 11, 2008, at 7:31 AM, Todd Snyder wrote:

> That's really weird - my quoted text is missing ...
>
> Context:
>
> "b) having some sort of "index" which the slaves pick up and then
> automagically configure their named.conf (the "index" could be records
> in a special DNS zone"
>
> My apologies.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounce@isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounce@isc.org] On
> Behalf Of Todd Snyder
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 10:28 AM
> To: Kevin Darcy; bind-users@isc.org
> Subject: RE: Auto add zones to secondary, from primary
>
>
> I am intruiged by this idea. Has anyone here implemented this, and
> care
> to give some insight into how it works?
>
> Something like this would make me very very happy. My brain is
> spinning
> trying to figure out the best way to make it work...
>
> Cheers,
>
> Todd.
>
>
>
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