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Re: BIND will completely drop D-BUS dynamic forwarders table support



On Mon, 3 Dec 2007, Adam Tkac wrote:

> For clarify what exactly discussed feature did (nothing more). When you get
> nameservers from DHCP dhcdbd tells to named through DBUS that named
> should use them as forwarders and NetworkManager sets 127.0.0.1 as
> default nameserver in resolv.conf. So you could use named as
> caching-nameserver on laptops and you don't have to edit named.conf
> always when you move to different network. I think it makes sence add
> this feature to some light DNS server but not into named. It's simply
> too heavy-weight solution.

But if you are running DNSSEC on your local laptop, and the network only
allows dns to their forwarding nameservers, it is quite useful....

> Also upstream will never accept such feature
> because this is not primary BIND mission. Domain name modification
> should be done with nsupdate utility through DDNS update message which
> is part of DNS protocol.

But I don't think nsupdate can modify the forwarders configured right?

Paul


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