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Change DNS SOA serial number

Discussion in 'Bind / DNS / Nameserver Issues' started by AusJeff, Apr 14, 2003.

  1. AusJeff

    AusJeff Active Member

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    WARNING: Your SOA serial number is: 1043861206. That is OK, but the recommended format (per RFC1912 2.2) is YYYYMMDDnn, where 'nn' is the revision. For example, if you are making the 3rd change on 02 May 2000, you would use 2000050203. This number must be incremented every time you make a DNS change.

    I am sick of seeing this from dnsreport. I also have DNS's elsewhere that use the correct format, so then I get the added error of NS agreement on SOA Serial # Failed.

    Is there a way to cahnge the format ?

    Thanks.
     
  2. c4host

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    Can you not just edit the DNS in WHM and change this???
     
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    I still believe you can do it in WHM, in the EDIT DNS area.
     
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    Yes one zone at a time, and anythime the zone file gets updated you would have to redo it.
     
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    I thought so. Just for those afraid to mess with the config files

    Thanks for clarifying this.
     
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