Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 BIND

Posted on 2009-12-29
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
I'm relatively new to Red Hat Linux and I have a question regarding BIND DNS.  I noticed when I was listing my DNS .db files that there were several files entitled "[].db.REJECT.2009-12-28_15.11.46 " (other files have different date/time stamps).

What are these files?  Is it safe to remove them?

Thank you in advance for your response.
Question by:tbaik
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    I've heard of this when using the GUI tool to configure the domain(s).  Before saving the file(s) checks are done on them (I understand they are the same as done at start-up), if any of these checks fail, the original file will not be modified but a new "erroneous file" (usually named something like [original_file_name].REJECT.[date_time_stamp]) will be created.

    Hope that helps.

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