Writeable file already in use

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Jan 5 17:19:15 UTC 2016

Am 05.01.2016 um 18:03 schrieb Barry Margolin:
> 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

a proper dimensioned server has no swap partition at all, at least no 
one od the servers i am responsible since 2008 had one and *for sure* 
the memory requirement of a authoritative nameserver is pretty clear to 
don#t need it

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