[dns-operations] FreeBSD and the slaving of the root zone
Chris.Yarnell at nominum.com
Tue Jul 31 18:25:41 UTC 2007
>> Pierre Beyssac noticed that FreeBSD default configuration is now to
>> slave the root zone from the root name servers who accept it:
> According to the link, Doug Barton made the changes on June 18 to start
> slaving the root zone. I think he's on this list, so he could probably
> comment more on his decision.
Setting the loaded question aside.. It is rude, in my opinion, for an OS
vendor to make a default change like this without discussing it with the
operators of the servers they wish to slave from ahead of time.
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