[Opendnssec-develop] Serial from working directory

Alexd at nominet.org.uk Alexd at nominet.org.uk
Wed Nov 25 12:39:10 UTC 2009

> We had a discussion of where to get the current outputted serial from.
> This is needed to calculate the new outputted serial.
> Currently, it fetches that serial from the outputted signed zonefile.
> However, if the signed zonefile is moved to a different location, we
> cannot always calculate the new serial (datecounter and counter). So we
> need to fetch it from our internal storage.
> There are two suggested solutions to fix this:
> 1 Instead of moving the .finalized file to the output/signed directory,
> leave a copy and fetch the serial from there. Pro: Easiest, Con:
> Requires another copy of the zonefile on disk.
> 2 Write out a .serial file which contains the latest outputted serial.
> Pro: (Much) less disk storage. Con: Slightly more difficult.

Just FYI, the Auditor currently stores the last seen SOA in the 
<WorkingDirectory>/tracker folder. Not that it helps this problem...

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