[CentOS] Beware - Yum 3.5 to 3.6 upgrade replaces named.conf

Andreas Rogge arogge at gmx.de
Fri Nov 18 18:13:01 UTC 2005


Am Dienstag, den 15.11.2005, 15:58 -0800 schrieb Michael Rock:
> --- Maciej ¯enczykowski <maze at cela.pl> wrote:
> 
> But if that is the case and the rpm is just
> configuration files it would seem I was not running a
> caching-name server after all.
> 
> Other than my domains nothing here is related to the
> caching-dns server?  I need named.ca so my primary can
> contact root servers and localhost is normal correct?
> 

A DNS-server which is configured to do recursion to the root servers is
considered a "caching nameserver" as it looks up the information from
the real servers and caches the replies locally.
So everyone with a .-zone in named.conf actually runs a caching
nameserver.

Regards,
Andreas
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