On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, Nick Murtagh wrote:
> Don't know, don't really care! I remember bind updates as being
> semi-magical, and quite slow.
use the SOA luke...
(specifically, the refresh, expire and min TTL fields).
> Not to mention the time I tried getting a w2k dns server to act as a
> slave to bind8. The poor thing was so sick it had to be killed.
We've got BIND servers as slaves to Win2k and vice versa.. no problems
> happen to operate off the same zone data. There's no particular reason for
> having a master / slave thing, that's just how bind implements things...
you think? how do you explain AXFR, NOTIFY and IXFR being part of the
DNS protocol then? and the presence of the serial field...
> If the timestamp on data.cdb changes, the server reloads the data.
> No restarts, nice and fast.
and in the previous email you pointed out the use of the file's
timestamp wasnt without problems.
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