DNS propagation problems - changed ip

Derek Ragona derek at computinginnovations.com
Wed Jan 3 14:58:55 PST 2007

Your registrar for the domain maintains actual IP's for your authoritative 
DNS servers.  If you moved those from one IP to another, update the 
registrars record to reflect the new addresses.


At 10:30 AM 1/3/2007, Alex Teslik wrote:
>    I changed the ip address of my server (physical move to a new location)
>and updated my dns. Logs show that everything is fine. I can get out to
>other sites just fine, send email, and internally everything is working
>fine. However, I updated on Jan 1st and the changes for the nameservers have
>still not propagated out anywhere. Logs show no one hitting the server. I'm
>starting to get worried.
>    The db file has this data:
>                2007010101      ; Serial (year,month,day,version_that_day)
>                86400           ; refresh (1 day)
>                7200            ; retry (2 hours)
>                8640000         ; expire (100 days)
>                86400 )         ; minimum (1 day)
>So after 1 day external DNS's should update to the new info.
>    The only other bit of info that I can't figure out is that in the logs
>I'm getting this message:
>Jan  2 02:44:16 gouda /kernel: arplookup failed: host is not on
>local network
>but has nothing to do with my network, so I have no idea which
>service is trying to get to this. I grepped all etc and usr/local/etc bu
>nothing have that ip.
>Finally, nslookup is working on any address including my own. Thats makes me
>think DNS is working properly... Any ideas on what else I can check that
>might not be right?
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