nsupdate cannot update, only add or delete

Chris Buxton cbuxton at menandmice.com
Sun Dec 9 19:29:13 UTC 2007

That is correct. Delete and add. You can do this in a single update  

update delete a.test.net. A
update add a.test.net. 500 A

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On Dec 9, 2007, at 4:09 AM, Jack Tavares wrote:

> Am I correct in my reading of the man page that the only way to modify
> the RDATA of
> a record is to delete the old one and then add the new one?
> [technically i guess i could add the new one first and then delete the
> old one]
> But for instance if I have a record
> a.test.net. 500 IN
> and I want to change it to
> a.test.net. 500 IN
> I have to do a delete and an add.
> Is that correct?
> --
> Jack Tavares
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