[dns-operations] Recommended zone serial number format for over 100 changes / day

Dave Warren davew at hireahit.com
Thu Mar 31 19:22:05 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-30 14:02, Mac Innes, Kiall wrote:
>> Use YYYYMMDDnnn
> Won't that just push you over the limit for an unsigned 32 bit integer, which is all that is allowed in a SOA's serial field?
> 4294967295

Is the 2 needed in YYYY? Why not YYYMMDDnnn. Admittedly this will fall 
over sometime in 2429, but if I'm still dealing with this in a little 
over 400 years, that's acceptable tradeoff, and if someone else deals 
with it, well, if that's the worst our generation leaves behind, I'll 
make peace with it.

Dave Warren

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