How rndc flushname a TXT or SPF record?

Chris Thompson cet1 at
Mon Nov 22 20:17:46 UTC 2010

On Nov 22 2010, Nick Urbanik wrote:

>Dear Folks,
>It's easy enough to flush an A or PTR record with rndc flushname
>name.  But how do you flush a TXT or SPF record?

Exactly the same way.

>(I don't want to flush the whole zone).

There isn't any "flush whole zone" function in BIND. "rndc flush"
discards the entire cache. "rndc flushname [name]" discards all
records with that specific name, regardless of type. (All this
per-view, if you use views.)

Chris Thompson
Email: cet1 at

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