Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 AS BIND caching-nameserver Update

by on May 18, 2008 · 2 comments· LAST UPDATED June 18, 2008

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An updated caching-nameserver package that fixes a bug is now available under Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

The caching-nameserver package includes the configuration files that will make BIND, the DNS name server, act as a simple caching nameserver. Many users on dial-up connections use this package along
with BIND for this purpose. The address of L root server have been updated. All users of caching-nameserver should upgrade to this updated package, which resolves this issue.

To update just enter the following command as root user:
# up2date -u

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1 Mit January 20, 2009 at 6:22 pm

Hi Vivek,
If I upgrade, will it overwrite my existing caching-nameserver.conf file or any other related configuration files ?
Many Thanks!

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2 nixCraft January 20, 2009 at 7:51 pm

No,

But it is good idea to have a backup .. just in case if you needed …

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