|FROM ||From: "Michael L. Richardson"
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Server Update
|2, 4, 6, 8, who do we appreciate?
On 12/1/2012 9:37 PM, Ruben Safir wrote:
> Not that anyone cares but
> I have gotten the DNS, Routing and DHCPD working on the new server. I
> couldn't just copy files anymore from one system to the other without
> tearing up the entire initr.d system. I still made substantial
> modifications which included dropping the latest named binary into the
> proper location and manually replacing the maned.conf file and tinkering
> with it to get it to retrofit on the new opensuse 12.2 OS.
> The named database files changes there syntax slightly, killing the
> reverse lookups of the ip addresses in the 10.0.0 range. After a long
> time, I finally found a permutation that functioned, although I was so
> fustrated I was tempted to rip it all up and start from scratch. Yast
> actually made a reverse lookup file that was absolutely disfunctional,
> and my own also didn't work. I finally merged the two, more or less,
> after reading hours of documentation on the new bind syntax.
> What was very cool was that yast actually identified correctly all my
> zones from the named.conf file and integrated my settings into its
> databases/resources. That is so much better than what it used to do,
> which was wipe out my files, use its own impossibly complex cascade of
> include within include files. That was great because I didn't need to
> write my own /etc/initr.d/named file from scratch. It accepted my
> slightly altered file and adapted to it!
> The data for the webserver and the mysql databases are now copied to the
> new system, as is the home directory. That means everyones illegally
> download moves and videos are still intact (JOANNE - those are very
> naughty movies you downloaded! Shame Shame).
> So all that is left is recompiling the APACHE 2.2 binary with mod_perl
> and embperl in it. And then move the custom Perl Module files in place.
> Hopefully, this can be done without having to compile Perl from scratch,
> which is what happened last time.
> Sadly, I've completely forgotten how to do this :(
> Then we can install YABB.