Local DNS and outside DNS ...

Kevin Darcy kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Fri Jan 24 19:00:16 UTC 2003

Kevin Darcy wrote:

>Kamran Remin wrote:
>>Hi NG,
>>i have bind running in our local LAN. And i have a dedicated server at a
>>provider which is running bind and apache. When i enter new hosts on the
>>bind at our provider, it takes some time for their secondary DNS to update.
>>So, the first question i have is about the serialnumber. If my last
>>serialnumber was 2003012202 (which would also be last from the secondary)
>>and if i update my zone-file today, then my new serial would be 2003012401,
>>right? Or would it be 2003012403? I'am asking this, because sometimes it
>>seems to me, that the secondary DNS of my provider isn't refreshing fast
>You don't have to embed the date in your serial number; you can adopt 
>any serial-number you want, bearing in mind [...]
I meant, "adopt any serial-number convention you want, [...]"

                                    - Kevin

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