> On Oct 27, 2008, at 9:35 PM, Justin Pryzby wrote:
> >> Hello, I hope this should be fairly simple, most of this is just me
> >> looking to understand how a certain process works.
> >>
> >> I have a primary NS where I add in new domains, delete old ones, and
> >> of course, update existing ones. My colocation provider has several
> >> NS's, but I only use one as a secondary, and only list one as a
> >> secondary in my NS records.


> > On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 08:19:55PM -0700, Scott Haneda wrote:
> > Are you trying to avoid including too much "colo-specific" data in
> > your own configuration?


On 28.10.08 15:16, Scott Haneda wrote:
> Really only trying to do what the colo suggests, which is to list only
> one.


Did they at least specify, which one?

> Add to that, every time I end up adding more, from others, they
> go out of bussiness, or otherwise have issues, and I have to contact
> 100's of customers and have them login to their registrar and update
> stuff.


Better ask colo, why you chould only specific one of their nameservers...

> >> What determines to them, when the ns1.colo.com, through ns3.colo.com
> >> will pick up on the new data in ns0.colo.com?

> > Notifies are sent (by default) to the nameservers of a zone, when that
> > zone's serial number is changed, after (eg.) an rndc reload.
> >
> > If you really want to avoid listing the other nameservers in your
> > configuration, then add them in an "also-notify { ...; ...; };"
> > statement.

> Cool, thanks, and I assume I need not ask/tell the colo place to
> change anything, as a notify is a pretty benign thing to send? Or
> should I mention it to them so they can approve my IP address to be
> allowed to send them these commands?


.... and why do they transfer from different nameserver than the one you have
specified. It may be related.

> I generally have mine set to 8H, but the notify should tell the slave
> to do it now, and not wait the 8H is that correct? At least, once I
> start sending notifies to the other slaves?


Yes, unless they have disabled notify, or configured servers to limit
transfers...
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