[Pdns-users] PTRs and SQL queries,, autoserial?

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Fri Jul 30 02:33:02 UTC 2010

On 7/29/2010 15:34, Mark Felder wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jul 2010 16:47:20 -0500, Jared Watkins
> <jared at jaredwatkins.com> wrote:
>> I¹m also not clear on weather the generic mysql backend supports auto
>> serials
> I'm not familiar with many DNS servers with database backends, but I
> definitely know of none that actually have serials. Serials would be
> irrelevant because every time the DNS server is queried there is a query
> sent to the SQL server for the record data. IE, the DNS record is "live"
> the instant you commit the record in the database.

Correct, it will query the database live. Serials would still used by
slaves though, such as if you had any like an external slave running BIND.


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