next gen h2n
lhecking at nmrc.ucc.ie
Sat Mar 11 02:41:19 UTC 2000
> > I am looking for a tool that will do sth. like what h2n does but comply
> > better with bind 8 and nicer in multiple domain handling.
> > Could anyone send me a pointer?
> > I am trying to run this tool mainly with Solaris 2.6+ environment.
> I think you're asking too much from a utility that appears to have been
> primarily created as a hosts-to-DNS migration tool. Consider taking the
> plunge and making DNS your "master" name database. There are numerous
> tools out there that can help maintain zonefiles. If you have some broken
> software in your environment which (temporarily) *requires* a hosts file,
> it should be quite easy to write an "n2h" script which would periodically
> generate one from the zonefiles.
There's nothing intrinsically "broken" with hosts files.
Care to share your decades of sysadmin experience with us?
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