Commit 53d462ae authored by JINMEI Tatuya's avatar JINMEI Tatuya
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[2964] updated guide regarding xfrin changes, especially initial setup.

parent 1867eb5f
...@@ -2624,7 +2624,7 @@ can use various data source backends. ...@@ -2624,7 +2624,7 @@ can use various data source backends.
There's also <varname>Auth/database_file</varname> configuration There's also <varname>Auth/database_file</varname> configuration
variable, pointing to a SQLite3 database file. This is no longer variable, pointing to a SQLite3 database file. This is no longer
used by <command>b10-auth</command>, but it is left in place for used by <command>b10-auth</command>, but it is left in place for
now, since other modules use it. Once <command>b10-xfrin</command>, now, since other modules use it. Once <command>b10-zonemgr</command>,
<command>b10-xfrout</command> and <command>b10-ddns</command> <command>b10-xfrout</command> and <command>b10-ddns</command>
are ported to the new configuration, this will disappear. But for are ported to the new configuration, this will disappear. But for
now, make sure that if you use any of these modules, the new now, make sure that if you use any of these modules, the new
...@@ -2731,10 +2731,23 @@ TODO ...@@ -2731,10 +2731,23 @@ TODO
<section> <section>
<title>Configuration for Incoming Zone Transfers</title> <title>Configuration for Incoming Zone Transfers</title>
<para> <para>
In practice, you need to specify a list of secondary zones to In order to enable incoming zone transfers for a secondary
enable incoming zone transfers for these zones (you can still zone, you will first need to make the zone "exist" in some
trigger a zone transfer manually, without a prior configuration data source.
(see below)). One easy way to do this is to create an empty zone using the
<command>b10-loadzone</command> utility.
For example, this makes an empty zone (or empties any existing
content of the zone) "example.com" in the default data source
for <command>b10-loadzone</command> (which is SQLite3-based
data source):
<screen>$ <userinput>b10-loadzone <replaceable>-e</replaceable> <replaceable>example.com</replaceable></userinput></screen>
</para>
<para>
Next, you need to specify a list of secondary zones to
enable incoming zone transfers for these zones in most
practical cases (you can still trigger a zone transfer
manually, without a prior configuration (see below)).
</para> </para>
<para> <para>
...@@ -2749,6 +2762,17 @@ TODO ...@@ -2749,6 +2762,17 @@ TODO
(We assume there has been no zone configuration before). (We assume there has been no zone configuration before).
</para> </para>
<note>
<simpara>
There is a plan to revise overall zone management
configuration (which are primary and secondary zones, which
data source they are stored, etc) so it can be configured
more consistently and in a unified way among various BIND 10 modules.
When it's done, part or all of the initial configuration
setup described in this section may be deprecated.
</simpara>
</note>
</section> </section>
<section> <section>
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