which servers get a notify request?
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Fri Mar 24 17:56:23 UTC 2000
In article <019a01bf95b4$755945e0$34eefcce at adhara.bigsky.net>,
Josh Higham <bindadmin at bigsky.net> wrote:
>Sorry about the duplicate post; I wasn't sure whether the initial post was
>rejected, or was sent to moderators.
>> If you have a hidden primary then the SOA MNAME field should
>> be the name of the hidden primary. The soa record is not looked
>> at to determine who to query for information about the zone.
>Then what is it used for? I think I can change it without ill effect, but
>I'd like to get some more information about what it is actually used for. I
>understand that the contact information is there for human consumption; is
>the SOA nameserver also for human consumption? Is it unused?
It's used for dynamic updates, if you make use of that feature.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
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