nsdupate add delete order.

Kevin Darcy kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Tue Jun 4 15:21:33 UTC 2002

"Cinense, Mark" wrote:

> When doing an update add or update delete using nsupdate, which should you
> do first add or delete when you modify record information.  Does it even
> matter what order you do it in.  I am trying to automate the nsupdate
> process for our static files that get shipped every hour to me, and dynamic
> dns is going to be important.

RFC 2136, Section 3.4.2 ("Update")

The Update Section is parsed into RRs and these RRs are processed in order.


So, yes, order matters. If you add/delete, you'll end up with no record
afterwards (assuming value-independent operations). That's probably not what
you want.

- Kevin

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