Opened 20 years ago

Closed 20 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#1036 closed defect (fixed)

Bind installation instruction have old IP address of B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET.

Reported by: petri.koistinen@… Owned by: blfs-book@…
Priority: lowest Milestone:
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: trivial Keywords:


B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET. IP address is now Authoritative source for that information is

/home/named/etc/namedb/root.hints in example should be updated.

Change History (4)

comment:1 by DJ Lucas, 20 years ago

Status: newassigned

Fixing now. And adding note that these should be updated periodically.

comment:2 by DJ Lucas, 20 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

comment:3 by petri.koistinen@…, 20 years ago

For periodic updating you could you something like this in cron.monthly script:


cd /root wget --quiet --passive-ftp cp /var/named/ /var/named/ mv named.cache /var/named/ diff -u /var/named/ /var/named/

File locations ofcource depending on your installation.

comment:4 by bdubbs@…, 10 years ago

Milestone: old

Milestone old deleted

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