different between views and having multiple instances

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Thu May 24 22:52:33 UTC 2012

In article <mailman.872.1337885546.63724.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
 Mike Hoskins <michoski at cisco.com> wrote:

> the other thing is if your testing needs to stop/start named for some
> reason, it might be less impactful to run separate instances.  however, if
> you run 'rndc' you will see that many of the commands can be ran in a
> manner that only affects specified views.

Even if you don't have to stop the server, you might want to run 
separate instances so that there's less danger of breaking the 
named.conf used by the production server during testing.

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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