[Pdns-users] SOA record format

Steve Sobol sjsobol at JustThe.net
Sat Jun 12 21:12:26 UTC 2004

Bob Lockie wrote:

> The SOA record format is "primary hostmaster serial refresh retry expire 
> default_ttl".
> What does "primary" mean?

The first SOA field gives the hostname of the name server authoritative for the 
zone. It has to be the server acting as primary, not one of the slaves.

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