On Wed, 2008-08-06 at 10:23 +1000, Mark Andrews wrote:
> If one wants to avoid using rndc then the only proceedure is:
> stop named
> remove the master file
> start named

The OP said that he would be changing the serial number on the master,
so it shouldn't be necessary to force anything, should it? NOTIFY should
do the job.

Of course, if something is stopping the NOTIFYs, then stop/zot/start is
the only non-rndc option.

Regards, K.

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