[Pdns-users] monitoring changes to zones, frontend recommendations
Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
nils at lemonbit.com
Mon Oct 19 10:37:53 UTC 2009
Steven Crandell wrote:
> If there actually isn't an existing solution out there to capture
> the info you're looking for, you could roll your own pretty easily.
> You could check your database dump/backup files into svn and
> configure hooks to email diffs.
> This will definitely work but has some drawbacks:
> 1. Dump files are often difficult to clearly read (dumping full
> insert statements will help with this but the problem still exists
> in general)
> 2. Your reporting is only as granular as your backups (e.g. daily
> backups might be enough but daily reports on changes might not)
> 3. There's a decent amount of scripting that still needs to be done
> to turn this into a usable report
I guess it's easier to write a patch for PowerAdmin that adds sending
an e-mail to the function that saves modifications. Of course you then
only get notified of changes performed via PowerAdmin.
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