Setting serial number in NOTIFY message with dig

Mark Andrews marka at
Sat Jan 21 22:19:02 UTC 2017

In message <61fb81cd-6553-2439-b321-ed9a06324493 at>, Anand Buddhdev writes:
> Hello folks,
> I know how to use dig to send a notify message:
> dig @server <zone> soa +norec +aa +opcode=notify
> But I don't know how I can specify a serial number for this notify
> message. If anyone knows, I'd appreciate an education.
> Regards,
> Anand
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+opcode is primarially there to be able to test servers ablilty to handle unknown

There is no ability to add a RR to the request.

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