Moving of primary DNS servers

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at
Mon Jun 12 00:12:31 UTC 2006

> Hi
> I have a primary DNS server and four secondaries hosted with ISP's, I
> want to move the current primary DNS from one machine to another without
> interrupting business how best can I approach this
> I am running BIND 9.2.1

	Upgrade.  BIND 9.2.1 is seriously past its "use by" date.

	Make the current master a slave of the new master.
	Inform the ISPs.
	Decommission the old master once the ISP's are transfering
	from the new master.
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