Bind updating serial number for zones

23 May

This is the length of time, in seconds, that a zone resource record is valid. Note: This documentation is provided by Red Hat®, Inc. The copyright holder has added the further requirement that Distribution of substantively modified versions of this document is prohibited without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.

If you're an Emacs user there is a simple automatic way of doing the job.We'll go through the steps here in case you weren't the one to set up those files or if you'd just like a checklist to follow.Make these changes to your The primary master name server will load the new zone data.) If you make changes to your zone file Emacs will automatically update the serial number for you, in the canonical format of ;; -*- zone -*- ;; ;; Zone file for ;; 86400 IN SOA ( 2006033100 ; Serial YYYYMMDDXX 10800 ; Refresh 3600 ; Retry 3600000 ; Expire 86400 ) ; minimum IN NS ns1. Obviously this won't help you if you use another editor, or another nameserver, but it was a neat trick that I thought was worth sharing. again and again, but this time it is a pure hazard!!Christoph Berg published quite the same thing for vi on his blog today: Cheers, Julien I'm using this script with vim: "--- .../plugins/---- function!