[Pdns-users] can I control the time for a master check to be performed?

Mark Watts m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Mon Oct 23 11:29:00 UTC 2006

> Mark Watts <m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com> writes:
> >> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 01:04:45AM +0100, Nic James Ferrier wrote:
> >> > I can't find a variable the controls how quickly master to slave AXFR
> >> > happens.
> >>
> >> slave-cycle-interval=5 should do what you want, and check every 5
> >> seconds instead of once every minute.
> slave-cycle-interval doesn't change the time at which a notify is
> sent. I set it to 5 and the notify still takes about 3 minutes to
> occur.
> It's strange because the code reads like that should work.

I'd have thought that a notify would be sent as soon as the zone changes on 
the master? From experience with our Bind masters, this seems to be the case, 
and pdns picks up the new zone within a few seconds.

> > Or send a "notify" to your slaves?
> I tried this with pdns_control... but pdns_control seems to alter my
> serial numbers. Is there any way to send a notify without it or
> control the serial numbers it uses?
> And I'd really prefer to have it updated automatically.
> Note I'm using the postgresql backend.

Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ Trusted Information Management
Trusted Solutions and Services Group
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