How often with the slave get the new values from the ddns

Simon Waters Simon at
Thu Jun 20 22:00:04 UTC 2002

Robert Messinger wrote:
> I made a ddns update using nsupdate for a record.
> How long will it take before the change is reflected on the
> slave nameservers?

> Thanks for clearing this up for me.

Depends on whether you are using IXFR, and if so which version
of BIND.

The SOA refresh and related values let you assume a maximum, but
with BIND 9 you can arrange for the transfer to be pretty much
instant. See the Administrator reference manual on IXFR and
Dynamic DNS.

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