BIND8 entering end of life; changes to ftp.isc.org (affects mirrors)
vixie at sa.vix.com
Sun Aug 12 23:29:24 UTC 2007
Chris Thompson <cet1 at hermes.cam.ac.uk> writes:
> >if you are running BIND8 (or BIND4), you should upgrade to BIND9.
> Are you going to tell b.root-servers.net?
> $ dig +noall +answer txt chaos version.bind @b.root-servers.net
> VERSION.BIND. 0 CH TXT "8.4.1-REL"
> (OK, sometimes it says 9.3.2 instead, but at least some of the
> anycast endpoints are apparently still running BIND 8 ...)
since version numbers are deliberately spoofable, i suggest using fpdns.
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