Reload depending on Zonefiles

Ralf Hildebrandt R.Hildebrandt at
Sat Mar 25 15:02:07 UTC 2000

On Sat, Mar 25, 2000 at 01:34:13PM +1100, Johnno wrote:

> Are you manually updating zonefiles for specific domains?  If you're manually
> modifying zonefiles, you can pass the domain name as an argument to ndc.
> For example: "ndc reload"

Yes, but as I noticed, only one at a time.
> If you're running a large nameserver which contains a lot of zones, it's
> probably unwise to reload the entire database. 

Not really, but I want to descrease load anyway!

> "ndc reload" by itself will
> reload all of your zones, and it's really not necessary to do that unless the
> zone has changed.
You mean "all zones have changed" ?

Ralf Hildebrandt <R.Hildebrandt at>
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