Server ignore ns change
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Wed May 14 20:42:15 UTC 2008
In article <g0f7jk$69j$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
dhottinger at harrisonburg.k12.va.us wrote:
> Some os's cache dns/dhcp info.
As do many resolver libraries. They only consult /etc/resolv.conf the
first time a resolver function is invoked in a process. So if you have
long-running processes (e.g. mail daemons) they won't notice when you
make changes -- you need to restart the daemons to force them to update.
> Quoting Jonathan Petersson <jpetersson at garnser.se>:
> > Hi.
> > We recently introducted two new dns server in our networks removing our old
> > ones from the DHCP. I've updated the servers which had resolv.conf
> > statically. Even though all servers is updated I'm still getting most
> > requests to my old servers.
> > If I do a dig the new servers answers.
> > What could the reason for this be?
> > Thanks
> > /Jonathan
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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