[Opendnssec-user] serial number decreased in signed zone in 1.4.0a2

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Tue Jul 24 15:49:04 UTC 2012

On Tue, 24 Jul 2012, Matthijs Mekking wrote:

> What serial arithmetic do you use (<SOA><Serial>)?


> Valid reasons for the serial decreasing might be loss/corruption of
> back up file.

I surely deleted backup/tmp files in /var/opendnssec in the last half
year, so those files for colah.ca did get lost. But shouldn't unixtime
increase over time regardless? I am not sure why a zone signed on July
24 would end up with 2012011518 as serial number?


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