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

John Kristoff jtk at ultradns.net
Tue Jul 31 19:22:56 UTC 2007

On Tue, 31 Jul 2007 11:28:12 +0200
Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:

> Pierre Beyssac noticed that FreeBSD default configuration is now to
> slave the root zone from the root name servers who accept it:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/etc/namedb/named.conf

My reading of RFC 4085 strongly advises against just this sort of
thing.  The case history that lead to publication of that RFC
suggests a strong argument against this change.



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