RFC: Upgrade BIND version in RELENG_7 to BIND 9.6.x

Eugene Grosbein egrosbein at rdtc.ru
Tue Jan 18 21:40:53 UTC 2011

On 18.12.2010 15:16, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> On 18.12.2010 11:41, Doug Barton wrote:
>> I am particularly interested in feedback from users with significant DNS
>> usage that are still using 9.4, especially if you're using the version
>> in the base. I would appreciate it if you could install 9.6 from the
>> ports and at minimum run /usr/local/sbin/named-checkconf to see if any
>> errors are generated. Of course it would be that much more helpful if
>> you could also evaluate BIND 9.6 in operation in your environment.
>> Your feedback on the issue of upgrading BIND in RELENG_7 is welcome.
>> Sooner is better. :)
> I run serveral DNS servers based on FreeBSD+bind.
> One of them is FreeBSD 7.3-STABLE and bind-9.4.
> It's public primary server for two zones (one forward and one reverse)
> and public secondary for several others; plus it's recursive caching DNS server
> for users, low-loaded.
> I've just updated ports tree and installed dns/bind96.
> /usr/local/sbin/named-checkconf shows no messages at all.
> I've restarted bind using ports version. All seems OK. I'll write back if problems arise.
> About upgrading bind version in RELENG_7, I'm for it.

Full month has passed, no problems noticed :-)

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