Will named get capability to dynamically update forwarders?

Adam Tkac atkac at redhat.com
Wed Dec 5 16:35:58 UTC 2007

On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 02:52:48AM +1100, Mark Andrews wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > recently I've started discussion on fedora-devel list
> > (https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-December/msg00146.htm
> > l)
> > about issue with dynamic forwarders. We built named with D-Bus patches
> > (in contrib subdirectory) in Red Hat but now when dhcdbd daemon was
> > removed those patches are unusable. From discussion it looks for me
> > that dynamically changed forwarders will be very usefull especially
> > when We talk about DNSSEC or caching nameservers on laptops. I'm not
> > sure what is best and general approach but use rndc utility looks like
> > best for me. What's your opinion?
> > 
> 	Have dhclient's exit-hooks update a file and then reconfigure
> 	named.

I'm not sure how you want update forwarders. You mean update forwarders
statement directly in named.conf with that script? This doesn't sound
fine for me.


Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.

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