Sorry for asking this (it may be obvious to others)...

So, should this work or not?

Thanks,
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On Jul 12, 2006, at 7:30 AM, Danny Mayer wrote:

> John Ruff wrote:
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>> dhcp-3.0.3_1
>> bind-9.3.2 & bind-9.4.0a6
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>> It seems that I cannot have a static AAAA record and have DDNS update
>> with a A record when the host name is the same. With an existing
>> AAAA record for 'bob' dhcp will fail adding the DDNS A record for
>> 'bob'. Is this expected behavior? If so, I assume bind is checking
>> for an existing A record with the same IP or Name as the one it's
>> attempting to add. But it's not taking into consideration the record
>> type. I would think adding a A record for 'bob' is fine if 'bob'
>> only exist with a AAAA record. Any way to make this work?
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>> The DDNS update work fine if I remove the AAAA record.
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> There's no relationship between A records and AAAA records except for
> being in the same rrset. It's also not meaningful to talk about a
> static
> AAAA record in a dynamic zone. If an update fails then it's
> because the
> prerequisites failed. BIND doesn't care about what you're adding as
> long
> as you are allowed to add it and doesn't violate RFC rules. It WILL
> reject changes that if you've told it that there are prerequisites to
> the requests and those prerequisites are not being met. Turn on
> debugging/tracing to figure out why.
>
> Danny
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>> Regards,
>> ___________________
>> John Ruff
>> jcruff@gmail.com
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>> "No one can see past a choice they don't understand." --The Oracle
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