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Bug 84932 - BIND - Caching Nameserver RFC1912 Section 4.1
Summary: BIND - Caching Nameserver RFC1912 Section 4.1
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: caching-nameserver
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jason Vas Dias
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-24 01:52 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: caching-nameserver-7.3-3
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-08-25 23:03:04 UTC

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2004:568 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated caching-nameserver package 2004-12-21 05:00:00 UTC

Description Need Real Name 2003-02-24 01:52:29 UTC
Description of problem:

RFC1912, section 4.1 lists a set of zones that should be included in all name
servers.  It lists:

primary         localhost               localhost
primary    127.0
primary        255
primary          0

The caching-nameserver package includes the first two of these, but not the
latter two.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): N/A

How reproducible:

This is a configuration error, not a software bug.

Comment 1 Need Real Name 2003-03-10 19:03:35 UTC
Given that new installations are set to "localhost.localdomain," the informal
TLD "localdomain" should be added to the list of authoritative domains that is
included in the default BIND configuration on Red Hat Linux.

Comment 2 Jason Vas Dias 2004-08-25 23:03:04 UTC
This is now fixed (caching-nameserver-7.3-3).

Comment 3 John Flanagan 2004-12-21 19:52:17 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

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