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In dnsmasq, it's possible to forward domains to different nameservers. How can I do that in named?

server=/foo.com/10.0.10.1
server=/vpn.foo.com/8.8.8.8
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This should work for BIND9:

zone "foo.com" IN {
    type forward;
    forwarders {
        10.0.10.1;
    };
};

zone "vpn.foo.com" IN {
    type forward;
    forwarders {
        8.8.8.8;
    };
};
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    You might also need to replace dnssec-validation auto; with dnssec-validation no; in named.conf.options.
    – mivk
    Dec 30 '13 at 17:12
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    Does this also supports wildcards? Aug 24 '15 at 18:52
  • The BIND 9.9 Configuration Reference doesn't explicitly say, but since the zone name needs to be a valid zone that could be used with the $ORIGIN directive in a zone file, I don't believe you can use wildcards for the zone name. Aug 24 '15 at 19:22
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    Also a forward only option might be meaningful here. Nov 9 '16 at 7:48

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