dns help

Chris Thompson cet1 at hermes.cam.ac.uk
Sun Jun 22 20:29:27 UTC 2008

On Jun 22 2008, Paul Vixie wrote:

>"Dawn Connelly" <dawn.connelly at gmail.com> writes:
>> If you run a BIND 9.2.0 or newer name server, you can flush the cache
>> with rndc flush. With older name servers, you need to kill the name
>> server and restart it to flush the cache. You can do that in one fell
>> swoop with rndc restart or rndc exec. (O'Reilly's Cooking with DNS and
>> BIND)
>http://www.isc.org/sw/bind/versions_and_support.php says that 9.2.X is in
>end of life.  i strongly recommend upgrading to 9.5.0, or 9.4.3, or 9.3.5.

To paraphrase Alice, "he only said _if_ ..."

And 9.4.3 isn't released yet, is it? It's apparently still at 9.4.3b1.

Chris Thompson
Email: cet1 at cam.ac.uk

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