How to reset the serial number?

WBrown at WBrown at
Tue Mar 27 12:10:10 UTC 2012


William Brown
Messaging and Core Hosted Application Technical Teams
Technology Services, WNYRIC, Erie 1 BOCES
(716) 821-7285

Chuck Swiger wrote on 03/26/2012 02:35:24 PM:

> Shut down the slave server(s).
> Use scp or rsync to copy over the zone file, one with a corrected serial 
> Restart the slave server(s).

If I have access to the slave, I just deleted slave zone and issue "rndc 
reload".  It will transfer the missing zone.

Several advantages:
No need to shut down slave.
Less typing/less chance to mis-type something.

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