This is an interesting option, Luke. Thanks for suggesting it. I will
try to figure this out today :-)
On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 3:16 AM, Luke Cyca <email@hidden> wrote:
> We got around these types of problems by defining a second view in the bind
> config by hand. The second view is completely parallel to the configuration
> that server admin creates, and will redundantly define each of your zones
> (but with whatever options you want). However, each of the zone definitions
> in your second view can reference the same .zone file so that updating the
> actual entries can still be done through server admin.
> It's been a few months since we did this and I don't have our notes, so this
> is a bit hazy. If you need more details, let me know and I can dig them up.
> Luke Cyca
> Systems Architect, Zymeworks Inc.
> 201-1401 West Broadway,
> Vancouver, BC, V6H 1H6, Canada
> Tel: (604) 678-1388 ext. 132
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> On 27-Jun-08, at 6:58 AM, Khusro Jaleel wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Dave Provine <email@hidden> wrote:
>>>> Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 13:19:30 +0100
>>>> From: "Khusro Jaleel" <email@hidden>
>>>> Subject: leopard secondary dns and zone transfers
>>>> To: email@hidden
>>>> I'm trying to do something very simple, i.e. a primary dns server and
>>>> a secondary (slave) server. I'm running Leopard server (10.5.3) on
>>>> both. I'm trying to set things up so that *only* the secondary server
>>>> can do a zone transfer from the primary, but I don't see how to do
>>>> this using their GUI.
>>> Don't do it from the limited and almost useless Apple Server Admin. Use
>>> CLI, or a tool like Webmin.
>> Unfortunately, due to *some reasons higher up* I have no choice but to
>> use Server Admin. I have decided to write my own script which anyone
>> can run after DNS changes have been made. The script will modify the
>> zone files and add the secondary server for me.
>> Unfortunate, but there's nothing I can do about it :-(
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