Does BIND 8.3.4 Has This problem ?

Simon Waters Simon at
Mon Dec 16 13:00:16 UTC 2002

Scottie Lu wrote:
>     My installation is BIND 8.3.4 on FreeBSD 4.5 !
> After I set option FETCH-GLUE to NO, my 8.3.4 wouldn't automatically resolve
> the domain names of any name servers in NS records !
> This is good for my work !
> But something BAD happens!!!
> After my 8.3.4 process's SIZE grew up to almost 130MB, I found that it
> resolved those domain names in NS records AGAIN !!
> And then if I restart named process, it would work fine !

It is hard to say without you telling us how you tested it
whether this is a problem or normal operation of a caching name
server. You do test with a new uncached zone each time?

Run BIND 9 like the vendor suggests, it doesn't fetch-glue.

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