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

Chris Mauritz chrism at imntv.com
Tue Nov 15 22:34:34 UTC 2005

Michael Rock wrote:

>I am sure I never specifically installed the caching
>name server but a rpm -q caching-nameserver yields
>version 7.3-3_EL3.

I think it gets installed by default if you say you want a name server.  
I'm not certain since I manually exclude it during my installs.

>So ultimately I some how ended up with a caching name
>server I do not need.  So if I got this right 
>1. remove rpm -e caching-nameserver


>2. copy my zones from named.conf-rpmsave to

Yes, that seems correct, but I've never been in your particular situation.

>3. do not use webmin since it edits named.conf or
>reconfigure it to edit named.custom

Not sure.


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