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Re: how to get people to upgrade? (Re: The weak link? DNS)
SL> Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 09:55:08 +1200 (NZST) SL> From: Simon Lyall SL> I'm also worried about any concept of trying to "force" SL> people to upgrade, even with bind I use some features (namely SL> an external named-xfer program) of bind v8 that arn't SL> available in bind v9 . For the servers which I need this on I I'm curious... why not use "dig @wherever zone.example axfr" instead? SL> run bind 8.3.3 (Vendor backported with the 8.3.4 fixes) of SL> copy the named-xfer program over to the bind 9 box. Agreed re the hazards of being heavy-handed. However, I'm sure there would be those who disabled the automated checkup... the question is, would they be the crowd for whom the approach in question was intended? Eddy -- Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - EverQuick Internet Division Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building Phone: +1 (785) 865-5885 Lawrence and [inter]national Phone: +1 (316) 794-8922 Wichita ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 11:23:58 +0000 (GMT) From: A Trap <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Please ignore this portion of my mail signature. These last few lines are a trap for address-harvesting spambots. Do NOT send mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>, or you are likely to be blocked.