Using different OS for Master and Slaves

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Tue Nov 12 14:42:42 UTC 2019

Am 12.11.19 um 14:00 schrieb G.W. Haywood via bind-users:
> Hi there,
> On Tue, 12 Nov 2019, Mundile wrote:
>> Is it good idea and possible to create Master and Slaves nameservers
>> using different OSes.
>> For example , Master OS =Centos 7 and Slaves Os=Ubuntu 18 or  Windows
>> 2016
> It depends on whether or not you enjoy pain

there shouldn't be any pain from a technical point of view and there is
one security case which could be solved with mixing:

a zero day exploit: when both nameservers for a domain are running
different software it's not that easy to shut down the whole domain with
two packets

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