Getting hold of serial numbers
stephen at totalflood.com
Wed Dec 15 23:57:04 UTC 2004
On Wed December 15 2004 2:35 pm, D McDonald wrote:
> Earlier today Stephen noticed that the serial numbers on the zone files
> didnt match between my dns server, and thouse of att. How do you go about
> finding out the serial number of zone files? How would you do this from a
> *nix command line?
USe whois to get a list of dns servers
$ whois totalflood.com
Then query each for the SOA record
$ dig @126.96.36.199 totalflood.com SOA
totalflood.com. 3600 IN SOA dns.totalflood.com.
domainadmin.totalflood.com. 99 10800 900 604800 3600
(in this case 99 is the serial number)
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