[Pdns-users] pdnsutil increase-serial not working for mysql with autoserial

MRob mrobti at insiberia.net
Wed Nov 7 20:40:58 UTC 2018

in fact after reboot looks like old serial is lost for all domains.

why is change_date not kept up to date?  all domains have it to be NULL, 
I think its where the serial is derived from when using autoserial

On 2018-11-07 20:18, MRob wrote:
> Please some help for this? Looks like pdnsutil increase-serial not
> made to work for mysql backend with autoserial, so how to
> programmatically request increase serial?
>> pdnsutil increase-serial example.org
> Error: Parsing record content (try 'pdnsutil check-zone'): missing
> field at the end of record content 'ns.example.org contact at example.org
> 0'
>> pdnsutil check-zone example.org
> Checked 21 records of 'example.org', 0 errors, 0 warnings.
>>>> Related, where is serial stored in auto-serial case? I find
>>>> "change_date" field NULL on all records and "notified_serial" NULL 
>>>> on
>>>> this domain (but its 0 on the other domains, not sure why). In this
>>>> situation what happens if server reboot, SOA has to be reclaimed 
>>>> from
>>>> somewhere??
>>> As far as I know this can be found in the table "records", column 
>>> "content",
>>> for every entry of the type "SOA". It corresponds to the provided 
>>> serial number
>>> you get with   "dig <zone> SOA"   (if no DNSSEC is active).
>> Well for auto-serial you must set that value as 0 so my question being 
>> where the serial is kept in this special case and carried across 
>> reboot situation.
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