This is a discussion on Re: Load old revision of zone - DNS ; In message , Kevin Darcy writes: > Mark Andrews wrote: > > In message , "J > onat > > han Petersson" writes: > > > >> I recall someone mentioning the bind has the functionality of loading old > ...
In message <4918F6EA.email@example.com>, Kevin Darcy writes:
> Mark Andrews wrote:
> > In message
> > han Petersson" writes:
> >> I recall someone mentioning the bind has the functionality of loading old
> >> revisions of a zone-file when using dynamic updates. Is this correct? If y
> >> how is this done?
> >> Thanks
> >> /Jonathan
> > named loads the master file and the changes that have occured
> > since then from a journal of changes. The zone is marked
> > as dirty when change is made and a timer is started to tell
> > named to write out a new master file incorporating all the
> > changes made when the timer goes off. This is done to
> > reduce the number of times the master file needs to be
> > written when there are lots of changes to the zone.
> It's also to facilitate incremental zone transfer is it not?
Yes, but it wasn't applicable to the question.
> I was going to mention the "journalprint" utility, but it appears it's
> been removed :-( Last sighting was 9.3.2 in the bin/tests directory.
> Anyone know what happened to it? Was it not considered useful enough to
journalprint still exists.
> - Kevin
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