FW: adding record types with nsupdate
mdamrose at elgin.cc.il.us
Tue Feb 12 23:29:03 UTC 2002
"Barry Margolin" <barmar at genuity.net> wrote in message
news:a4c3kv$5b3 at pub3.rc.vix.com...
> In article <a4c1vd$52a at pub3.rc.vix.com>, Ted Wood <twood at twu.edu> wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> I recently switched over to dynamic dns with bind 9.2 on Linux and I
> >> noticed that my master zone file no longer has any MX records in it. I
> >> also cannot seem to figure out how to add an MX record. I have tried
> There are examples of adding MX records in the section of the Cricket book
> on DNS Dynamic Update.
> >> every variation of >update add host.twu.edu. IN A 192.168.100.1 MX I
> >> think of.
> If mail.twu.edu is the server that mail for user at host.twu.edu should be
> sent to, you would do:
> >update add host.twu.edu. IN MX 10 mail.twu.edu.
IIRC an explicit ttl is required, so it would be:
>update add host.twu.edu. 86400 IN MX 10 mail.twu.edu.
> Basically, the rest of the line after "update add" should be identical to
> the line you would enter into the DB file manually.
> Barry Margolin, barmar at genuity.net
> Genuity, Woburn, MA
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