[CentOS] After BIND update owner changed and restart failed

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Jan 12 16:46:04 UTC 2009


On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 09:35 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 10:05 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> > Craig White wrote:
> > >
> > > by default, BIND will ignore attempts by clients to register dynamic dns
> > > after getting an ip address from dhcp - that is what is being logged.
> > > 
> > > You would have to 'allow-update' within a specific zone definition to
> > > change default behavior.
> > > 
> > > FWIW - I think that DHCP/BIND and having clients update DNS makes a lot
> > > of sense for an office intranet but hey, that's just me.
> > 
> > I thought when this was first implemented it was possible for client 
> > updates to override static assignments, so if someone named their 
> > windows box 'mail' it would become mail.yourdomain in DNS even if it 
> > wasn't supposed to be.   If that was true, is it fixed now?
> ----
> don't know for sure...possibly could happen. The static entries have the
> same format as dynamic entries and probably the only difference is their
> TTL.
> 
> It wouldn't be too hard to figure out if that happened though.
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I should also add that you could create a dynamic zone to prevent this
from happening.

Craig



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