[CentOS] Bind Firewall Rules

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 23:26:15 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 5:59 PM, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-23 at 17:37 -0500, Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 2:27 PM, John Hinton <webmaster at ew3d.com> wrote:
>> > OK, so does anybody have a good firewall rule solution for what we're
>> > supposed to be doing with bind these days? Obviously port 53 is no longer
>> > enough.
>> Consider  using djbdns instead of BIND. It sounds like an excellent alternative
>> to BIND.
> ----
> always seemed to be a bad idea to me.
> If the point is to use a supported/maintained package system like Red
> Hat or CentOS, security updates are always applied through.
> When you go off packaging, you then become responsible for the software
> from installation to maintenance.
> If you're going to use djbdns, why bother using CentOS?

Craig: What you wrote makes a lot of sense! Lanny

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