5.3 & bind9: named.conf vs. named.sample ; why are they different?

Doug Barton DougB at FreeBSD.org
Mon Oct 4 13:25:36 PDT 2004

On Sun, 3 Oct 2004, spam maps wrote:

> I have these two files in /var/named/etc/namedb, but
> are different.
> Is /var/named/etc/namedb/named.conf redundant and old?

If you've mergemaster'ed recently, named.conf will be the new one.

> # diff -u /var/named/etc/namedb/named.conf
> /var/named/etc/namedb/named.sample

We've never had a named.sample file in the tree. That is almost 
certainly something that you, or someone else working on that box 
created, probably by renaming an old named.conf.



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