Bug 77896

Summary: nsupdate is not functioning properly
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <christen_0125>
Component: bindAssignee: Daniel Walsh <dwalsh>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Ben Levenson <benl>
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Description Need Real Name 2002-11-14 22:46:50 UTC
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Description of problem:
Mike (redhat support) and I trouble shoot this issue for @ 1hour he was able to 
duplicate my issue on his system and i am opening this report.  for further 
information please contact me at 305-506-1125 Direct or cell at 305-987-0992

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a zone file with A or CNAME records start named
2. type at the command line nsupdate -d -v   #-d is for debug -v verbose
3.U receive a > prompt type update delete www.yourdomain.com IN A 
then type show.  This step should have produced a .jnl file and updated DNS but 
is fails.  then try an update add www.yourdomain.com 5  IN A

Actual Results:  it did not create the .jnl file and did not update teh 

Expected Results:  the .jnl file should have been created... DNS Should be 
advertisiong what teh script says

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Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2003-01-06 19:06:54 UTC
Have you tried this with the latest bind?  I tried your example on RHL 8.0 and
it worked fine, although there were no .jnl files created.