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DNS/Bind Serial No Format

Discussion in 'Plesk for Windows - 8.x and Older' started by HendrikM, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. HendrikM

    HendrikM Guest


    Is there some way I can force plesk to format the Bind/DNS Serial Number format to YYYYMMDD## (which is used by many people as an unwritten standard).

    I have problems transferring existing domains to plesk as the plesk generated serial number is much lower than the old serial numbers which was in the format YYYYMMDD##

    Please help!
  2. parm

    parm Guest

    Actually you can solve your issue by clearing slave DNS zone entries to let master update slave from scratch. If you're using MS DNS then backup files from c:\windows\system32\dns\ and remove c:\windows\system32\dns\*.dns files related to secondary zones. If you're using BIND then backup all files from %path_to_bind%\var\ and remove files related to secondary zones. Possible it will solve your issue.