[Pdns-users] soa questions

Master_PE debian at masterpe.nl
Thu Jul 1 06:36:14 UTC 2004

Op wo 30-06-2004, om 12:22 schreef Ueli Heuer:
> Hi pdns user,
> a customer from us has set up a domain with a soa serial of 0 (zero).
> Pdns has never started a zonetransfer, and in the logfiles pdns writes "zone xyz is fresh". 
> as far as I know dns-servers fetches the zones only if the remote serial is bigger then there own copy.  in my case my server does not have the zone in the (Mysql-)DB and it compares a 0 'a database null or no records found' with a 0 (zero).  these are equal and no zone transfers happenes. 
> I'm not sure if a SOA-Serial of 0 is allowed or not. If it is, then this a minor bug within Powerdns else I have to teach our customer. 
> does anyone know more about that issue ?

Ask your customer to increase  that number. The best way is to use

Y = Year
M = Month
D = Day
S = Serial

So when you chanced the domain for the second time this day it will be



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