From: Philip Reynolds (phil at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Mon 02 Sep 2002 - 11:57:24 IST
Ray Dermody's [DERMODYR at domain ITCARLOW.IE] 20 lines of wisdom included:
> Hi All,
> The serial number in our hosts files on our DNS server has gone
> corrupt e.g. 2002082999999999901 should be 20002082901.
> Its okay to set this back to todays date but I understand that our
> secondary and terninary DNS servers will only update from the master
> hosts file if the master host serial number is greater than the current
> serial number in the hosts file.
> Is there any way I can reset this on the secondary and terninary DNS
Once you have the serial changed on the master DNS server, remove
the appropiate zone(s) on your slaves, and refresh your DNS servers.
Bind has a special case, if you set the serial to '0' I think. DNS &
Bind should have something on that.
-- Philip Reynolds RFC Networks tel: 01 8832063 www.rfc-networks.ie fax: 01 8832041
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