enable a dynamic zone

Sten Carlsen stenc at s-carlsen.dk
Wed Jan 5 17:01:02 UTC 2011

Thanks, it does not matter much, more for the understanding.

I had forgotten about signing, without it might have been a question.

On 05/01/11 13:29, Phil Mayers wrote:
> On 01/05/2011 11:45 AM, Sten Carlsen wrote:
>>   Maybe just a detail without much significance. Will the zone become
>> dynamic when you enable updates OR when you have actually done the first
>> update - i.e. created the .jnl file?
> A dynamic zone is a zone that allows dynamic updates, so the former.
> You don't need a .jnl file, and can remove it (provided you have
> flushed the updates and don't need the IXFR history) and it'll still
> be dynamic.
> Another example, if you dnssec sign a zone, but leave it as static,
> then later set:
> auto-dnssec maintain;
> ...and
> zone name {
>   allow-update { ... };
> }
> ...the zone will start to be "looked at" for DNSSEC signature
> maintenance as soon as you do an "rndc reconfig". It might take
> minutes, hours or days before a re-signing occurs, but it's dynamic
> immediately.
> But I guess it's a matter of terminology.
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Best regards

Sten Carlsen

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