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Sample localhost Reverse Map zone file

The localhost reverse-mapping file which this guide calls locahost.rev is supplied with the standard BIND distributions (typically called named.local in BIND distributions). This file should not need modification. This file lacks an $ORIGIN directive which might help clarify understanding.

The localhost.rev file maps the IP address 127.0.0.1 to the name 'localhost'.

$TTL	86400 ;
; could use $ORIGIN 0.0.127.IN-ADDR.ARPA.
@       IN      SOA     localhost. root.localhost.  (
                        1997022700 ; Serial
                        3h      ; Refresh
                        15      ; Retry
                        1w      ; Expire
                        3h )    ; Minimum
        IN      NS      localhost.
1       IN      PTR     localhost.

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