Commit ab00eb7a authored by Marcin Siodelski's avatar Marcin Siodelski

[3395] Addressed review comments.

parent 961ed263
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<abstract>
<para>
Kea is an implementation of the Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol (DHCP) servers with development managed by Internet Systems
Kea is an open source implementation of the Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol (DHCP) servers, developed and maintained by Internet Systems
Consortium (ISC).
</para>
......@@ -61,8 +61,8 @@
<chapter id="intro">
<title>Introduction</title>
<para>
Kea is an implementation of the new generation DHCP servers from
ISC. It supports both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 protocols along with their
Kea is the next generation of DHCP servers developed by ISC.
It supports both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 protocols along with their
extensions (e.g. prefix delegation). It also supports the dynamic
updates to DNS.
</para>
......@@ -72,10 +72,11 @@
(<ulink url="http://bind10.isc.org"/>). In early 2014, ISC
made the decision to discontinue active development of BIND 10 and
continue development of Kea as standalone DHCP servers. As a result,
the DNS server implementation is going to be removed from
the Kea source tree over time. In order to remove the dependency on Python 3,
the BIND 10 framework will be replaced by the server startup and
configuration mechanisms written in C++.
the components and libraries related to the BIND10 framework and DNS
are going to be removed from the Kea source tree over time.
In order to remove the dependency on Python 3, the BIND 10 framework
will be replaced by the server startup and configuration mechanisms
written in C++.
</para>
<note>
......@@ -95,15 +96,16 @@
</para>
<section>
<!-- todo: revisit (maybe extend) the list of supported platforms -->
<title>Supported Platforms</title>
<para>
Kea builds have been tested on (in no particular order)
Debian GNU/Linux 6 and unstable, Ubuntu 9.10, NetBSD 5,
Solaris 10 and 11, FreeBSD 7 and 8, CentOS Linux 5.3,
MacOS 10.6 and 10.7, and OpenBSD 5.1.
Kea builds have been tested on (in no particular order)
Debian GNU/Linux 6 and unstable, Ubuntu 9.10, NetBSD 5,
Solaris 10 and 11, FreeBSD 7 and 8, CentOS Linux 5.3,
MacOS 10.6 and 10.7, and OpenBSD 5.1.
It has been tested on Sparc, i386, and amd64 hardware
platforms.
It has been tested on Sparc, i386, and amd64 hardware
platforms.
It is planned for Kea to build, install and run on
Windows and standard Unix-type platforms.
......@@ -357,6 +359,7 @@ var/
<listitem>
<para>Go into the source and run configure:
<screen>$ <userinput>cd kea</userinput>
$ <userinput>autoreconf --install</userinput>
$ <userinput>./configure</userinput></screen>
</para>
</listitem>
......@@ -574,7 +577,8 @@ as a dependency earlier -->
<section id="install">
<title>Installation from source</title>
<para>
Kea is open source software written in C++ and Python.
Kea is open source software written in C++ (some components of the
BIND 10 framework are written in Python).
It is freely available in source code form from ISC as a
downloadable tar file or via Kea Git code revision control
service. (It may also be available in pre-compiled ready-to-use
......@@ -1738,8 +1742,8 @@ Parameters:
To add a process to the set, let's say the DHCPv6 server (which
is not started by default), you would do this:
<screen>&gt; <userinput>config add Init/components b10-dhcp6</userinput>
&gt; <userinput>config set Init/components/b10-resolver/kind needed</userinput>
&gt; <userinput>config set Init/components/b10-resolver/priority 10</userinput>
&gt; <userinput>config set Init/components/b10-dhcp6/kind needed</userinput>
&gt; <userinput>config set Init/components/b10-dhcp6/priority 10</userinput>
&gt; <userinput>config commit</userinput></screen></para>
<para>
......@@ -5976,9 +5980,9 @@ Right now you can only see what their names are if they are running
<para>
To illustrate this, suppose you want the cache library
To illustrate this, suppose you want the dhcpsrv library
to log messages of severity DEBUG, and the rest of the
resolver code to log messages of severity INFO. To achieve
Dhcp4 code to log messages of severity INFO. To achieve
this you specify two loggers, one with the name
<quote>Dhcp4</quote> and severity INFO, and one with
the name <quote>Dhcp4.dhcpsrv</quote> with severity
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