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.TH "NAMED-CHECKCONF" 8 "June 14, 2000" "" ""
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.SH NAME
named-checkconf \- named configuration file syntax checking tool
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.SH "SYNOPSIS"
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\fBnamed\-checkconf\fR [\fB\-v\fR] [\fB\-j\fR] [\fB\-t\ \fIdirectory\fR\fR] {filename} [\fB\-z\fR]
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.SH "DESCRIPTION"
.PP
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\fBnamed\-checkconf\fR checks the syntax, but not the semantics, of a named configuration file\&.
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.SH "OPTIONS"
.TP
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\-t \fIdirectory\fR
chroot to \fIdirectory\fR so that include directives in the configuration file are processed as if run by a similarly chrooted named\&.
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.TP
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\-v
Print the version of the \fBnamed\-checkconf\fR program and exit\&.
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.TP
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\-z
Perform a check load the master zonefiles found in \fInamed\&.conf\fR\&.
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.TP
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\-j
When loading a zonefile read the journal if it exists\&.
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.TP
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filename
The name of the configuration file to be checked\&. If not specified, it defaults to \fI/etc/named\&.conf\fR\&.
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.SH "RETURN VALUES"
.PP
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\fBnamed\-checkconf\fR returns an exit status of 1 if errors were detected and 0 otherwise\&.
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.SH "SEE ALSO"
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\fBnamed\fR(8), BIND 9 Administrator Reference Manual\&.
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.SH "AUTHOR"
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