Difference from 8.2 to 9.x

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at cospo.osis.gov
Fri Mar 2 21:02:15 UTC 2001

On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 12:06:34PM -0800, Ed - Bind wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eric LaZur" <elazur at hotmail.com>
> Newsgroups: comp.protocols.dns.bind
> To: <comp-protocols-dns-bind at moderators.isc.org>
> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 10:21 AM
> Subject: Re: Difference from 8.2 to 9.x
> > Just got done upgrading bind 8.2 to 9.1.1rc1, and let me tell you, its not
> > pretty.
> >
> > The actual upgrade was simple, but am having problems keeping and
> > maintaining it. Things I found so far after a couple of days.
> > 1) named.conf file has changed.  Better bone up on new parameters,
> > especailly if you do Zone transfers.

Did you read doc/misc/migration?  Most ofthat is in there.

> > 2) Many more error messages in the logs, like the CLASS256 message.

Welcomed, if you want to know what's going wrong.

> > 3) Cannot edit/update your zone tables by hand.  I still haven't figured
> out
> > how to do it.

Nope, that's how I do it.

> > 4) ndc reload has been replaced by rndc reload, but now you need a
> > configuration file for rndc.

Well, we may get used to that.  I had actually suggested this at one
point.  ;-)  [How else to tell it of an unconventional communications
node?  Not via command line arguments!]

Joe Yao				jsdy at cospo.osis.gov - Joseph S. D. Yao
COSPO/OSIS Computer Support					EMT-B
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