[dns-operations] FreeBSD and the slaving of the root zone

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Thu Aug 2 22:55:07 UTC 2007

> one thing that keeps not being mentioned.  this change means that, if
> you just turn bind on, what used to be a cache-only server is now an
> authoritative server.

	And it should be authoratitive of 127.IN-ADDR.ARPA and lots
	of other zones.  A cache-only server is a misconfigured server.

> in the workshops, we have been teaching, "it is easy and simple to run a
> caching server, and often what you should do for an server which is not
> undernourished."  we will no longer be teaching this; life in the
> classroom just got a lot harder.
> randy
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