how two dns bind master sync?

Grant Taylor gtaylor at
Thu Aug 23 20:15:58 UTC 2018

On 08/23/2018 01:20 PM, Barry S. Finkel wrote:
> Somehow, under the covers, AD synchronizes the zones so that they have 
> the same content.

It's my understanding that MS-DNS servers hosting AD Integrated zones 
are actually functioning as application layer gateways between DNS and 
data that's stored in LDAP.

So the case of synchronizing records with different FQDNs is actually 
trivial in that different records are being updated in the back end LDAP 
and the ALG is simply reading the data and replying to clients.

I don't know how to account for the serial number.  I think I've seen 
something like an encoded form of the date / time be used.  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Grant. . . .
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