[Pdns-users] Serial increase not reflecte in database

Ansgar Wiechers ansgar.wiechers at automatic-server.com
Thu Jan 20 13:23:42 UTC 2022

On 2022-01-20 Klaus Darilion wrote:
>> This would normally be fine, but the change seems to occur only in
>> the service itself and is not reflected in the SOA record stored in
>> the database.
> SOA-Edit does not influence/manipulate the serial in the DB.
> SOA-EDIT is used to fake the Serial (on outgoing NOTIFYs and responses
> which contains a SOA RR) compared to the value stored in DB.
> So whenever a serial is used, th SOA-EDIT algorithm is used to
> construct a "faked" serial depending on DB-serial and datetime.

Okay, but then what is the appropriate way to get PowerDNS to update the
SOA record?

Ansgar Wiechers
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