Problems with bind9 caching too long

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at
Mon Mar 14 21:00:00 UTC 2005

> On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 05:49:12AM +1100, Mark Andrews wrote:
> > 
> > 	Upgrade  It clearly is not running an up to date
> > 	version of named which has had its cache detuned to handle this
> > 	sort of mismanagement by the zone administator.
> > 
> > 	The old servers for should have been configured to serve
> > 	the new zone content then decommissioned once all the old references
> > 	to the them have expires or been decommissioned immediately rather
> > 	than being abandoned.  The first of these allows for a orderly
> > 	transition from one set of servers to the next.
> > 
> > 1429.   [bug]           Prevent the cache getting locked to old servers.
> Aha! I suspected it wasn't the desired behavior. Thanks!

	If we could trust the administators of zones to do the correct
	thing we would remove it.  The "fix" puts additional load on
	the parent servers.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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