On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 03:30:50PM -0700, Chris Buxton wrote:
> A customer brought to my attention today that RHEL 4/CentOS 4 has
> recently had an update to the caching-nameserver package, and that
> this update replaces named.conf.
>
> This is bad.


This problem is already reported and commented on
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=453340

>
> If your authoritative name server has this package installed, you
> should remove it, making sure to back up named.conf beforehand.
>


Definitely. caching-nameserver should not be installed on
authoritative servers.

Adam

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