BIND8 entering end of life; changes to (affects mirrors)

Paul Vixie vixie at
Sun Aug 12 23:29:24 UTC 2007

Chris Thompson <cet1 at> writes:

> >if you are running BIND8 (or BIND4), you should upgrade to BIND9.
> Are you going to tell
> $ dig +noall +answer txt chaos version.bind
> VERSION.BIND.           0       CH      TXT     "8.4.1-REL"

i have.

> (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.
Paul Vixie

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