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Re: Reload one domain in caching DNS server

On Tue, 21 Aug 2001, I. Forbes wrote:

> We run one DNS server as a "caching DNS server".  All DNS 
> queries from our site are forwarded to this server.  It does not host 
> any primary or secondary "zones" and resolves all of its queries 
> from root servers.  Thus the answers we get from DNS are 
> generally the same as everyone else on the internet, which helps 
> our support guys give our customers sensible answers.
> The trouble is when we update one of our domains, we still see the 
> "old" domain data until such time as it expires.

Since you say "one of our domains", then plan ahead of time: lower the
TTLs before you begin the work so this problem won't happen again.

> How can I force our caching DNS server to reload 1 domain?  

I am not sure. I have heard that the new BIND 9 has a new name daemon
control program -- maybe it can do it? I don't think it can be done with

  Jeremy C. Reed
echo 'G014AE824B0-07CC?/JJFFFI?D64CB>D=3C427=>;>6HI2><J' |
tr /-_ :\ Sc-y./ | sed swxw`uname`w

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