Review request: DNS server implementation

simo idra at
Wed Oct 13 06:15:32 MDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-10-13 at 23:08 +1100, tridge at wrote:
> > Just my 2c.
>  > We automated the installation of bind + our ldap backend in freeipa
>  > pretty easily. Granted it would have to be adjusted to fit other
>  > distributions due to where they place files, but that is simply a matter
>  > of making some paths in the python scripts a variable.
> simply a matter ... yes, I thought this, till I started trying to
> actually do it!
> It's the kerberos part that is the killer. It's just really
> flakey. I've working on patches to improve it, but it will still be
> less than ideal.

Do you have any detail ? So far we haven't seen major problems, but we
also had a dedicate person that knew the bind code base (and wrote
bind-dyndb-ldap) and did most of the testing.
But if there are intrinsic kerberos problems I am more than happy to
help where I can.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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