Sep 182009

I’ve been thinking on how to create reverse zone for /64 subnet from delegated routed /48 from Hurricane Electric. First when i was first time request delegation for routed /48 i’ve defined this configuration on my nameservers

In named.conf

zone "" {
type master;
file "reverse-2001-470-f8e7_48.IP6.ARPA";

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Sep 132009

I’ve just upgrading one of my dns server recently. Orginaly centos 4.7 using bind-9.2.4-30.el4_7.2. Although this version not affected by cache poisoning vulnerability. as Dan Kaminsky¬† announced a massive, multi-vendor issue with DNS that could allow attackers to compromise any name server. Here’s how to upgrade bind-9.2.4 to bind-9.5.0.

Download the SOURCE rpms

# wget

Compile/Build source RPM

# rpm -Ivh bind-9.5.0-33.P1.src.rpm
# cd /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/
# vi bind.spec

find this lines

# configuration files:
tar -C ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT} -xf %{SOURCE28}

change it to

tar -C ${RPM_BUILD_ROOT} -xjf %{SOURCE28}

Source28 is tar.bz2 file so we need tar -xjf options

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