[Pdns-users] Two questions about powerdns

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Sun Jan 22 09:26:28 UTC 2006

On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 10:28:07AM +0200, Oded Arbel wrote:
> 1) I'm using the gmysql backend and when I add a new record for a domain 
> (with the update time set to now()) powerdns does not send out domain 
> update notifications. It does this only if I change the serial in the 
> SOA record for the domain. I thought the whole point of putting it in 
> the database was that updates where automatically detected, and thats 
> what "notified serial" in the domains table is all about ?

That understanding is wrong :-) SOA auto serial calculation is separate from
notified serial. You need to really update the SOA serial number.

> all domains transferred), I tried to set up one domain on the former 
> bind master server to slave with the powerdns server as the master (I 
> can't change the software on that server at this time) and I get this 
> error when the bind checks for update on the powerdns server:

Known bug, it is gone in the latest snapshot

Good luck!

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