random device settings on bind9
micheal at tsgincorporated.com
Tue Sep 21 21:04:22 PDT 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joshua Lewis" <jmlewis at dslextreme.com>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 10:44 PM
Subject: random device settings on bind9
>I have set up bind 9.2.3 on 4.10. I followed the instructions for
> up random as per the instructions at the end of the bind install.
> the instructions say to add the rndc-key in my namd.conf. I was
> if that is a good idea? Doesn't this file get quarried by people on
> Internet. So am I basically just showing my secret key to everyone?
> Thank you,
> Joshua Lewis
No you're not. The named.conf file doesn't get queried from the net.
It's only function is to provide options to the daemon and how to
respond to the rndc command channel.
TSG Network Administration
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