BIND ignores changes in zonefiles

Barry Margolin barmar at
Thu Jun 14 14:58:14 UTC 2012

In article <mailman.1032.1339678841.63724.bind-users at>,
 Jan-Piet Mens <jpmens.dns at> wrote:

> > The serialnumber in the SOA record is lower than the serial number BIND
> > pretends to load in the logs. But why would BIND log to load the right
> > zone, but use an old one?
> Because it's loading the wrong file? 

But his log message showed that it loaded the correct file, or at least 
a file with the correct serial number.

How about this: does the server use "views"?  If the zone is in multiple 
views, you may only be updating one of them.

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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