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My raw DNS setting in /etc/resolv.conf is , and now I set it to

I want to match *.dev to localhost, and others goes to, how to do this?

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Why BIND and not something such as dnsmasq? –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 18 '11 at 5:24
thanks, resolved. dnsmasq address=/dev/ –  guilin 桂林 Apr 18 '11 at 6:18

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You cannot do this from the bare UNIX resolver. You need to set up a local DNS cache to do the routing. There are several trivial to configure; it will take you about 10 minutes with dnscache (see "scans the servers directory") or dnsmasq ( "Using special servers"). You don't need one cache per client, you can set up one such forwarding cache for the whole network, and then route other clients through it.

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