BIND8.2.2 and special Characters
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Mon Nov 29 19:39:28 UTC 1999
In article <81tlqg$9cb$1 at nnrp1.deja.com>, <info at conetix.de> wrote:
>Hi there !
>Im upgrading our DNS Server from BIND 4.9.3 to BIND8.2.2. Everything
>works fine but there one little big thing. The BIND4.9.3 Server knows
>DNS Names including a "_" (underscore) or "+" (Plus). Im sure that
>these are not valid DNS Names, but they exist in the 4.9.3 Server. I´m
>not sure if it is possible the change all DNS entries in order to
>prevent big trouble in the pre x-mas time :-). Is there a switch/
>option/ trick avaible to disable the syntax check of 8.2.2 ?
>The 8.2.2. Server rejects all entries including these signs.
>Any hints and tips a welcome !
See the check-names option in named.conf. The default for masters has
changed from "warn" to "reject".
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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