root and zone transfers

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Thu Sep 10 09:24:42 UTC 2009

On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 08:23:23AM +0200,
 Michael Monnerie <michael.monnerie at> wrote 
 a message of 54 lines which said:

> right now I'm using scripts to download and
> from But this is a non-standard way,

But a secure way since the files on are PGP-signed. 

> I'd prefer to directly slave and zone-transfer those 2 zones.

That's widely regarded as a bad practice.

FreeBSD backed off:

Why it is a bad idea:


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