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NAMED-CHECKCONF(8)                                          NAMED-CHECKCONF(8)



NAME
       named-checkconf - named configuration file syntax checking tool

SYNOPSIS
       named-checkconf [ -v ]  [ -j ]  [ -t directory ]  filename [ -z ]

DESCRIPTION
       named-checkconf  checks  the  syntax, but not the semantics, of a named
       configuration file.

OPTIONS
       -t directory
              chroot to directory so that include directives in the configura-
              tion file are processed as if run by a similarly chrooted named.

       -v     Print the version of the named-checkconf program and exit.

       -z     Perform a check load the master zonefiles found in named.conf.

       -j     When loading a zonefile read the journal if it exists.

       filename
              The  name of the configuration file to be checked. If not speci-
              fied, it defaults to /etc/namedb/named.conf.

RETURN VALUES
       named-checkconf returns an exit status of 1 if errors were detected and
       0 otherwise.

SEE ALSO
       named(8), BIND 9 Administrator Reference Manual.

AUTHOR
       Internet Systems Consortium



BIND9                            June 14, 2000              NAMED-CHECKCONF(8)