Force retry update ddns entrys

Glenn Satchell glenn.satchell at
Thu Sep 23 14:44:20 UTC 2010

On 09/23/10 23:57, Zenz, Thomas wrote:
> Hi all,
> After updatting our servers to bind (9.7.1-P2) and dhcp(4.1.0) we had Problems with the primary dns.
> The Server got stuck for certain domains and did not accept ddns updates.
> Now some Clients cannot be found via DNS, because they didn't get registered or renewed yet, or the Server logs: "FAILD: Has an address record but no DHCID, not mine."
> Is there a way to retry all active leases to do a ddns update, or force it even DHCID is not mine?
> Thanks
> Tom

The server will do another ddns update when it renews the lease if it 
finds that there isn't already a dns entry. But no way I know of to get 
the server to do it on demand.

You could write a simple script to do a series of nsupdate commands for 
all your missing entries, I suppose.


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