Writeable file already in use
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Tue Jan 5 17:03:24 UTC 2016
In article <mailman.13.1452009325.73610.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
Alan Clegg <alan at clegg.com> wrote:
> On 1/5/16 6:26 AM, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
> >> This might make you sad if you have lots of zones or large zones.
> > .. or even just want to look at what was transferred (whitout having to
> > recurse to a `dig axfr').
> > I see no reason to omit 'file' (except on a diskless slave ;-)
> I ran into one exception to this rule - it seemed that the customer had
> security requirements that did not allow "transient data" to be written
> to disk. They had to make sure that if the physical device was stolen,
> all of their zone data didn't follow it out the door.
The in-memory copy is likely to end up in the swap partition.
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