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BIND - restricting public access to a specific zone

Posted on 2007-03-27
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I have an internal zone that I've setup, however I'd like to restrict access to this zone file to only machines on our internal network with the IP addresses 10.9.3.x.  

I am running Fedora Core 3 with BIND.  How can I restrict all outside traffic and not allow them to resolve host entries just for that zone?  I can see where there is an allow-transfer within my named.conf file, however within the zone file itself - is this where I need to restrict it?

Thanks for your response.
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Chris Dent earned 500 total points
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Hi,

Add an allow-query statement to named.conf for the zone:

zone "name"
{
  ...
  allow-query { 10.9.3.0/24; }
}


HTH

Chris
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OK - I don't have to do anything else as far as adding a statement to say "don't allow anyone else, but allow 10.9.3.0/24?"
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by:Chris Dent
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Nope, it's implied by the allow-query statement.

Chris
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Thanks!
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You're welcome :)

Chris
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