rndc flushname not working

Frank Bulk frnkblk at iname.com
Thu Dec 11 18:48:35 UTC 2014

Next time I'll dump the db.


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Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2014 10:32 AM
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Subject: Re: rndc flushname not working

>> On 09.12.14 21:36, Frank Bulk wrote:
>>> Perhaps it wasn't NXDOMAIN -- I didn't capture the output.  But there
>>> definitely was not answer.  The institution only has two authoritative
>>> nameserver entries, both pointing to the same IP, so all it was all
>>> In any case, why doesn't flushing the name work?

>On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 3:36 AM, Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at fantomas.sk>
>> I'm afraid we can't tell you without precise information.
>> However, the institution should get at least one backup DNS server...

On 11.12.14 09:35, Bob Harold wrote:
>If a DNS server does not respond, I believe that BIND caches that fact, but
>it is tied to the DNS server IP (or name?) and not to the domain, so
>flushing the domain name would not affect it.

...and this cache is very short, 5 minutes IIRC.
it's really hard to tell without more info...

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