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

Mike Hoskins (michoski) michoski at cisco.com
Thu Mar 31 19:48:44 UTC 2016

On 3/31/16, 3:22 PM, "dns-operations on behalf of Dave Warren"
<dns-operations-bounces at dns-oarc.net on behalf of davew at hireahit.com>

>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.

hey now, that won't satisfy every pedantic tool on the interwebz that
can't parse anything other than YYYYMMDDNN so it must be wrong.  :-)

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