Double Entries

Barry Finkel b19141 at
Mon Oct 4 14:15:28 UTC 2004

Norman Zhang <norman.zhang at> wrote:

>I setup BIND to allow dynamic update for Windows 2003 DC AD. A static
>entry for Windows 2003 box is already in the database. When Windows 2003 
>updates its AD entries to BIND, it also enters a duplicate entry for 
>itself in the database with a different TTL. Is this okay?

Are you talking about the "A" record or the PTR record?  I can not see
how a DNS zone can have two "identical" records except for the TTL,
although I have not tried any experiments with BIND 9.
Barry S. Finkel
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