bind-9.4.2 failed install
Alan_Clegg at isc.org
Tue Mar 4 13:08:12 UTC 2008
> Configure does not give errors, nor does make. Does not bind create
> these files when compiled?
From the BIND FAQ:
Q: Isn't "make install" supposed to generate a default named.conf?
A: Short Answer: No.
Long Answer: There really isn't a default configuration which fits any
site perfectly. There are lots of decisions that need to be made and
there is no consensus on what the defaults should be. For example
FreeBSD uses /etc/namedb as the location where the configuration files
for named are stored. Others use /var/named.
What addresses to listen on? For a laptop on the move a lot you may only
want to listen on the loop back interfaces.
Who do you offer recursive service to? Is there are firewall to
consider? If so is it stateless or stateful. Are you directly on the
Internet? Are you on a private network? Are you on a NAT'd network? The
answers to all these questions change how you configure even a caching
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