[dns-operations] online version checks

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Fri Dec 31 08:11:29 UTC 2010

* Paul Vixie:

> this is not a situation where one vendor's name server will ever need to
> look up another vendor's version information.  interoperability really is
> a nonsequitur here.

You might want to run your software inventory against vendor-supplied
version information, though.  There are already existing standards for
related data (OVAL, SCAP).

I find it hard to believe that someone who doesn't keep track of
installed software versions will spot the additional unexpected log
message, by the way.

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