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I want to disable recursive DNS queries against the nameserver

Does this line work out

recursion no;

or do I have put in these lines

allow-transfer {“none”;}; allow-recursion {“none”;}; recursion no;

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

allow-transfer has nothing to do with recursion - zone transfers are their own animal and have nothing to do with recursive lookups; they should only ever be allowed to slave authoritative servers.

Setting recursion no; means that all allow-recursion settings are irrelevant and will be ignored; that setting is indeed unnecessary.

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Thanks................ – Jean Nov 16 '11 at 6:46

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