Will named get capability to dynamically update forwarders?

Joao Damas Joao_Damas at isc.org
Wed Dec 5 19:46:45 UTC 2007


Yes, indeed. People who are interested in this would be advised to  
contribute to the dcoma design team at ietf.

Joao

On 5 Dec 2007, at 10:00, Lars-Johan Liman wrote:

> paul at xelerance.com:
>> dhclient rewriting named.conf is a really bad hack at best. Isn't  
>> this
>> someting for rndc?
>
> On the file-hack side of things: you could to it in a separate file
> that you "include" into the central named.conf, to make the scripting
> easier. It's still a hack, though. :-)
>
> On the rndc side, I believe that rndc is not designed to handle config
> data. There are three types of information that one may want to convey
> to a running name server, commands, config data, and zone data. Rndc
> hadles the first. You're talking about the second.
>
> I view this as input to the discussions regarding a new name server
> management protocol, which may be able to handle all three. I don't
> believe that rndc (in its current form) is the right place for this.
>
> YMMV.
>
> 				Cheers,
> 				  /Liman
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