Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 9 Jan 2007
ldns-notify - notify DNS servers that updates are available
ldns-notify sends a NOTIFY message to DNS servers. This tells them
that an updated zone is available at the master servers. It can perform
TSIG signatures and it can add a SOA serial number of the updated zone.
If a server already has that serial number it will disregard the message.
- -z zone
The zone that is updated.
Show usage and exit
Show the version and exit
- -s serial
Append a SOA record indicating the serial number of the updated zone.
- -p port
Use port as destination port (default the DNS port 53) for the UDP packets.
- -y key:data
Use the given TSIG key and base64-data to sign the NOTIFY. Uses the
Print verbose debug information. The query that is sent and the query
that is received.
- -r num
Specify the maximum number of retries before notify gives up trying to
send the UDP packet.
The program exits with a 0 exit code if all servers replied an
acknowledgement to the notify message, and a failure exit code otherwise.
Written by the ldns team as an example for ldns usage.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org
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