[dns-operations] "RHN Bind Update Brings Down RHEL Named" (slashdot)

Simon Waters simonw at zynet.net
Fri Jul 18 16:02:29 UTC 2008

On Friday 18 July 2008 16:44:46 Randy Bush wrote:
> Paul Vixie wrote:
> > I am frankly surprised there has not been more of an uproar about
> > this."
> why?  it's linux.

I suspect the other admins realised...

... they shouldn't have installed a package called "caching-nameserver" on 
their authoritative name servers.

... they shouldn't have automatically upgraded all their authoritative 
nameservers without testing (and/or should of had more than 1 authoritative 
name server).

... and quietly copied the file back without drawing attention to themselves, 
and blaimed it on:


when the boss asked.

Fortunately my boss is too smart for bofh excuses.

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