Moving of primary DNS servers

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Mon Jun 12 11:28:23 UTC 2006

On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 03:19:07PM +0200,
 Mokwena Motseto <Mokwena.Motseto at> wrote 
 a message of 23 lines which said:

> 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

A meta-advice: plan. Write down the plan. Have colleagues and experts
check it.

Otherwise, follow the advices of Mark Andrews. When computing time,
think to the TTL (if the TTL is two days and you change now, do not
stop the old server before now + two days + a safety margin).

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