Debian/Ubuntu: Why was the service renamed from bind9 to named?
raubvogel at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 10:30:54 UTC 2020
On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 4:24 AM @lbutlr <kremels at kreme.com> wrote:
> On 20 Jul 2020, at 11:45, Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at ipinc.net> wrote:
> > When FreeBSD was used mostly for servers it wasn't a problem. But more
> > and more people are using it for desktop use where they want to basically install it and forget about it, never run patches, never give
> > a fig about security.
> Bind is a poor choice for desktop use. Packages like unbound are much better for that sort of use, and it is fr less critical if those packages have security issues.
I was taught in kitty school "less critical if those packages
have security issues" is never a good argument. Just because
is a traditional Windows attack vector does not mean Linux computers
are immune of that.
> I agree that anyone using a FreeBSD install as a server should be using bind, but I also agree it should not be the default install. You install bind when you figure out you need it, and not before.
> Mickey and Mallory know the difference between right and wrong; the
> just don't give a damn.
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