rndc (and now nsupdate too)

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Fri Aug 1 09:31:31 UTC 2014

Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> Am 31.07.2014 um 21:08 schrieb /dev/rob0:
> >
> > The proper tool to manage zone data is nsupdate(8).  Likewise well
> > suited for automation.
> zone file *editing*?
> sorry, no, i developed 2008 a interface to create all zone files based
> on database records, write the complete zone content in a main table
> with a textfiled and a second textfiled where translation for NAT/WAN
> zones happens and so there is and never was a reason to *edit* a
> zone file
> it is created from scratch when changes in a zone happen and cronjobs
> only pull zones with the "updated-field" set to 1

In our setup, changes made in the database are turned into an nsupdate
script, so we don't need to bounce the name server and we can use
BIND's automatic signing.

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