Bind does not update data


Verified User
Sep 19, 2014

Issue with Directadmin with Debian 7 fresh install Everything is fine for me with Centos 6.6

After changing records in any Dns zone files in Directadmin panel.
Let's imagine i add a TXT record to then i type...

dig TXT @ +norecurse from ssh terminal

i see no changes

i have to do a

service named restart or
service named reload or
rndc reload

to have the visible update with dig

I wonder whether there is no job that is broken to do a "rndc reload" after any changes to DNS zones in Directadmin panel.

in order to replicate the error:

1. Go to DNS management at user level for one domain
2. Add a TXT record
3. connect to Ssh
4. install dig if it is not yet installed by doing apt-get install dnsutils
5. dig TXT @ to see if the change is available

Creation of a cron job to reload the DNS zone files every 10 minutes:

*/10 * * * * /usr/sbin/rndc reload

This server ran on Debian 8 & the directadmin license was for Debian 7. Consequently, Directadmin installed the Debian 7 version on Debian 8. It was the reason why it was doing it. Fix: fast migration to a Debian 7 VM.
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