Commit b37c36a5 authored by Jeremy C. Reed's avatar Jeremy C. Reed
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Some guide cleanups.

Change Y1 references to "development".
Mention more build/run time dependencies.
Fix xfrin sentence.
Add xfrin and xfrout info (needs a lot more).
Change and add some ./configure options.
Comment out broken example.

Jelte reviewed and commented via jabber.


git-svn-id: svn://bind10.isc.org/svn/bind10/trunk@1773 e5f2f494-b856-4b98-b285-d166d9295462
parent 1e6d378f
......@@ -71,11 +71,12 @@
</para>
<note><para>
For the Y1 prototype release, the only supported data source
backend is SQLite3. The authoritative server requires
SQLite 3.3.9 or newer,
and the <command>b10-xfrin</command> module requires the
Python _sqlite3.so module.
For this development prototype release, the only supported
data source backend is SQLite3. The authoritative server
requires SQLite 3.3.9 or newer.
The <command>b10-xfrin</command> and <command>b10-xfrout</command>
modules require the libboost library, libpython3 library,
and the Python _sqlite3.so module.
</para></note>
<!-- TODO: this will change ... -->
......@@ -153,11 +154,21 @@
<simpara>
<command>b10-xfrin</command> &mdash;
Incoming zone transfer service.
This process is started as needed to transfer a new copy
This process is used to transfer a new copy
of a zone into BIND 10, when acting as a secondary server.
</simpara>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<simpara>
<command>b10-xfrout</command> &mdash;
Outgoing zone transfer service.
This process is used to handle transfer requests to
send a local zone to a remote secondary server,
when acting as a master server.
</simpara>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</para>
</section>
......@@ -257,6 +268,17 @@ var/
<!-- NOTE: jreed has tested with 1.34, 1.38, and 1.41. -->
</para>
<para>
The Boost Library, Boost Python library, Python Library,
and Python _sqlite3 module are required to enable the
Xfrout and Xfrin support.
</para>
<note><simpara>
The Python related libraries and modules need to be built
for Python 3.1.
</simpara></note>
<para>
If the Boost System Library is detected at configure time,
BIND 10 will be built using an alternative method for
......@@ -278,7 +300,7 @@ implementation in BIND 10.
Building BIND 10 also requires a C++ compiler and
standard development headers.
BIND 10 builds have been tested with GCC g++ 3.4.3, 4.1.2,
4.2.1, 4.3.2, and 4.4.1.
4.1.3, 4.2.1, 4.3.2, and 4.4.1.
</para>
</section>
......@@ -295,7 +317,7 @@ implementation in BIND 10.
<note>
<simpara>
The Y1 prototype of the b10-auth server listens on
The development prototype of the b10-auth server listens on
0.0.0.0 (all interfaces) port 5300. (This is not the standard
domain service port.)
</simpara>
......@@ -421,9 +443,7 @@ implementation in BIND 10.
and un-reviewed code, is available via the BIND 10 code revision
control system. This is powered by Subversion and all the BIND 10
development is public.
The leading development is done in the <quote>trunk</quote>
and the reviewed code is in
<filename>branches/REVIEWED</filename>.
The leading development is done in the <quote>trunk</quote>.
</para>
<para>
The code can be checked out from <filename>svn://bind10.isc.org/svn/bind10</filename>; for example to check out the trunk:
......@@ -464,43 +484,61 @@ implementation in BIND 10.
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term>--with-boostlib</term>
<term>--prefix</term>
<listitem>
<simpara>Define the the installation location (the
default is <filename>/usr/local/</filename>).
</simpara>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>--with-boost-include</term>
<listitem>
<simpara>Define the path to find the Boost system library.
<simpara>Define the path to find the Boost headers.
</simpara>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>--without-boostlib</term> or
<term>--with-boostlib=no</term>
<term>--with-boost-lib</term>
<listitem>
<simpara>Disable the Boost ASIO support.</simpara>
<simpara>Define the path to find the Boost library.
</simpara>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>--with-pythonpath</term>
<term>--with-boost-python</term>
<listitem>
<simpara>Define the path to Python 3.1 if it is not in the
standard execution path.
<simpara>Define to use the Boost Python library.
</simpara>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>--with-boost-include</term>
<term>--with-boost-system</term>
<listitem>
<simpara>Define the path to find the Boost headers.
<simpara>Define to use the Boost System library.
</simpara>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>--prefix</term>
<listitem>
<simpara>Define the the installation location (the
default is <filename>/usr/local/</filename>).
<term>--with-pythonpath</term>
<listitem>
<simpara>Define the path to Python 3.1 if it is not in the
standard execution path.
</simpara>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term>--with-gtest</term>
<listitem>
<simpara>Enable building the C++ Unit Tests using the
Google Tests framework. Optionally this can define the
path to the gtest header files and library.
</simpara>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
......@@ -508,15 +546,17 @@ implementation in BIND 10.
</variablelist>
</para>
<!-- TODO: gtest, lcov -->
<!-- TODO: lcov -->
<para>
For example, the following configures it to build
with BOOST ASIO support, find the Boost headers, find the
Python interpreter, and sets the installation location:
<screen>$ <userinput>./configure --with-boostlib=/usr/pkg/lib \
<screen>$ <userinput>./configure --with-boost-lib=/usr/pkg/lib \
--with-boost-include=/usr/pkg/include \
--with-boost-python \
--with-boost-system \
--with-pythonpath=/usr/pkg/bin/python3.1 \
--prefix=/opt/bind10</userinput></screen>
</para>
......@@ -652,7 +692,8 @@ implementation in BIND 10.
The <command>bind10</command> master process will also start up
<command>b10-cmdctl</command> for admins to communicate with the
system, <command>b10-auth</command> for Authoritative DNS service,
and <command>b10-xfrin</command> for inbound DNS zone transfers.
<command>b10-xfrin</command> for inbound DNS zone transfers.
and <command>b10-xfrout</command> for outbound DNS zone transfers.
</para>
<section id="start">
......@@ -691,11 +732,13 @@ implementation in BIND 10.
It listens on 127.0.0.1.
</para>
<!-- TODO: this is broken, see Trac #111
<para>
To select an alternate port for the <command>b10-msgq</command> to
use, run <command>bind10</command> specifying the option:
<screen> $ <userinput>bind10 --msgq-port 9912</userinput></screen>
<screen> $ <userinput>bind10 -TODO-msgq-port 9912</userinput></screen>
</para>
-->
<!-- TODO: upcoming plans:
Unix domain sockets
......@@ -729,7 +772,7 @@ Unix domain sockets
<!-- TODO -->
<note>
<para>
The Y1 prototype release only provides the
The development prototype release only provides the
<command>bindctl</command> as a user interface to
<command>b10-cmdctl</command>.
Upcoming releases will provide another interactive command-line
......@@ -955,7 +998,7 @@ TODO
<title>Control and configure user interface</title>
<note><para>
For the Y1 prototype release, <command>bindctl</command>
For this development prototype release, <command>bindctl</command>
is the only user interface. It is expected that upcoming
releases will provide another interactive command-line
interface and a web-based interface for controlling and
......@@ -1000,8 +1043,8 @@ TODO
</para>
<note><simpara>
The Y1 prototype release listens on all interfaces and the non-standard
port 5300.
This development prototype release listens on all interfaces
and the non-standard port 5300.
</simpara></note>
<section>
......@@ -1061,7 +1104,7 @@ This may be a temporary setting until then.
<title>Data Source Backends</title>
<note><para>
For the Y1 prototype release, <command>b10-auth</command>
For the development prototype release, <command>b10-auth</command>
only supports the SQLite3 data source backend.
Upcoming versions will be able to use multiple different
data sources, such as MySQL, Berkeley DB, or in-memory DB.
......@@ -1131,7 +1174,8 @@ This may be a temporary setting until then.
<note>
<para>
In the Y1 prototype release, only the SQLite3 back end is used.
In the development prototype release, only the SQLite3 back
end is used.
By default, it stores the zone data in
<filename>/usr/local/var/bind10-devel/zone.sqlite3</filename>
unless the <option>-d</option> switch is used to set the
......@@ -1161,6 +1205,69 @@ TODO
</chapter>
<chapter id="xfrin">
<title>Incoming Zone Transfers</title>
<para>
The <command>b10-xfrin</command> process is started by
<command>bind10</command>.
It can be manually triggered to request an AXFR zone
transfer. When received, it is stored in the BIND 10
data store, and its records can be served by
<command>b10-auth</command>.
This allows the BIND 10 server to provide
<quote>secondary</quote> service.
</para>
<note><simpara>
The current development release of BIND 10 only supports
AXFR. (IXFR is not supported.)
It also does not yet support automated SOA checks.
</simpara></note>
<para>
To manually trigger a zone transfer to retrieve a remote zone,
you may use the <command>bindctl</command> utility.
For example, at the <command>bindctl</command> prompt run:
<screen>&gt; <userinput>Xfrin retransfer zone_name="<option>foo.example.org</option>" master=<option>192.0.2.99</option></userinput></screen>
</para>
</chapter>
<chapter id="xfrout">
<title>Outbound Zone Transfers</title>
<para>
The <command>b10-xfrout</command> process is started by
<command>bind10</command>.
When the <command>b10-auth</command> authoritative DNS server
receives an AXFR request, <command>b10-xfrout</command>
sends the zone.
This is used to provide master DNS service to share zones
to secondary name servers.
</para>
<note><simpara>
The current development release of BIND 10 only supports
AXFR. (IXFR is not supported.)
It also does not yet support NOTIFY.
Access control is not yet provided.
</simpara></note>
<!--
TODO:
xfrout section:
auth servers checks for AXFR query
sends the XFR query to the xfrout module
uses /tmp/auth_xfrout_conn which is a socket
what is XfroutClient xfr_client??
/tmp/auth_xfrout_conn is not removed
-->
</chapter>
<!-- TODO: how to help: run unit tests, join lists, review trac tickets -->
<!-- <index> <title>Index</title> </index> -->
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