dick at nagual.st
Sat Nov 26 22:51:48 GMT 2005
On Sat, 26 Nov 2005 09:58:22 -0800
Greg Maruszeczka <greg at grokking.org> wrote:
> Glenn Dawson wrote:
> > Actually, the serial number is only used by the slave servers for a
> > particular zone to decide whether or not a zone transfer is needed.
> I don't think that's entirely true. The serial number is also used by
> named internally to determine whether to reload your zones, and hence,
> to make the actual change in memory. AFAIK if you don't update the
> serial number the change won't take effect.
> Of course, the serial number change ALSO signals to slaves that they
> need to update their copies.
Just to let you all know it all worked out OK.
And, yes, sure I did update the serial numbers in the zonefiles.
I always do that after (how minor) a change..
Thanks everyone for thinking along.
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