[nsd-users] NSD v4.0 release date?
vale at databus.ro
Fri Jun 15 21:46:07 UTC 2012
Maybe it's a silly question but here it goes. Where can I find NSD4?
I would like to give it a test drive. Thank you.
Cheers and Goodwill,
On 6/15/12 4:04 PM, W.C.A. Wijngaards wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
> Hi Pavel,
> This is a little brief, below, there is more documentation here:
> man nsd-control.
> nsd-control -h for a summary.
> man nsd.conf (for patterns, remote-control).
> nsd.conf.sample for samples.
> note that nsd.db changes file format from NSD3 to NSD4.
> the nsd process needs to write to zonelistfile: "/var/db/nsd/zone.list"
> this is where it stores the list of zones between restarts.
> Generate the keys it needs and run
> $ nsd-control-setup
> and enable it in nsd.conf with
> control-enable: yes
> then define a pattern in the nsd.conf (much like a zone, but starts
> with pattern: and applies to a group of zones), e.g.
> name: "master"
> zonefile: "master/%s.zone".
> The config file is backwards compatible for zone statements, you can
> have 'hardcoded' zones in there in the old syntax.
> $ nsd-control addzone example.com master
> then you forgot to edit master/example.com.zone, and need to do
> $ nsd-control reload example.com
> (or just "reload" that checks modification times on all zonefiles).
> $ dig @localhost example.com
> $ nsd-control delzone example.com
> zonec does not exist in NSD4 (part of the daemon, just 'reload' after
> changing the file). nsdc is gone. This milestone (perhaps no longer
> needed for the final version, I am working on this now :-) ) needs rm
> /var/db/nsd/ixfr.db as daily cronjob instead of nsdc patch. And
> nsd-control write if you want to also have the zonefiles written for
> slave zones.
> Best regards,
> On 06/15/2012 02:37 PM, Pavel Ciocan wrote:
>> Hi Olaf,
>> Thank you for your answer and sorry for my late reply. I saw your
>> reply on Peter's question and i might actually start using this
>> last snapshot on one of our nameservers and will monitor it to see
>> how it works. It should be a good test because we get between 40
>> and 50 millions queries in 24 hours on each of our name servers and
>> have a relatively big number of domains served. What prevented us
>> from using NSD 3 is that it needs to be restarted when
>> adding/removing zones and adding/removing zones happens relatively
>> often on our nameservers. Where can i find the docs on how to
>> add/remove zones on the fly?
>> Thank you, Pavel
>> On 14-Jun-12 11:53 AM, Olaf Kolkman wrote:
>>> On Jun 13, 2012, at 5:12 PM, Pavel Ciocan wrote:
>>>> Does anybody know when NSD 4.0 will be released?
>>> Hello Pavel,
>>> We are currently shifting priorities in order to crank up the
>>> work on NSD4.0 it is not very likely that you will see a
>>> production release before end of year, albeit not impossible
>>> During the development process working snapshots (working, but
>>> with limited functionality) will be published in SVN (See
>>> http://www.nlnetlabs.nl/svn/nsd/tags/ ). Obviously these
>>> snapshots are for the daring among you who want to help us test
>>> in real world environments.
>>> Currently we are at snapshot 5. Now that might not mean a lot but
>>> we have accomplished a few things:
>>> * Performance increase with radixtree and more optimal
>>> compilation. * UDB on disk, removal of zonec. This means using
>>> editable disk database with mmap. * NSEC3 prehash incremental *
>>> Patterns, new config file structures to manage many zones *
>>> Control, SSL remote control: output statistics, force zone
>>> transfer, add and remove zones.
>>> The above is a cut-n-paste from internal notes and may not mean
>>> very much. However, while maintaining the (stable) NSD3 query
>>> logic we improved performance and added features that folk have
>>> been waiting for: Addition and removal of zones without the need
>>> of a restart.
>>> If you are daring to run the snapshot we appreciate any feedback
>>> you may have.
>>> Keep you posted,
>>> *NLnet *Labs Olaf M. Kolkman
>>> www.NLnetLabs.nl<http://www.NLnetLabs.nl> olaf at NLnetLabs.nl
>>> <mailto:olaf at NLnetLabs.nl>
>>> Science Park 400, 1098 XH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
>> _______________________________________________ nsd-users mailing
>> list nsd-users at NLnetLabs.nl
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
> Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux)
> Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/
> -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
> nsd-users mailing list
> nsd-users at NLnetLabs.nl
More information about the nsd-users