SOA retry value is less then maintainance interval
The following error was turning up in the logs
from BIND (note the misspelling of "maintainance").
WARNING SOA retry value is less then maintainance interval (300 < 900)
A search turned up this information:
- What is the maintenance interval? Is it configurable?
- The DNS at start up and at every maintenance interval
checks all of the Domain defined in its "Zone Table" and
finds the zone with the shortest Refresh interval ( this
is set in the SOA record ) and sets the "Maintenance
Interval" to that value. But, under no circumstances will
the interval go below 15 Minutes. So, for our customers
who want to control the maintenance interval can do so by
controlling the refresh value in the SOA records of their
domain files. Note this search for the lowest refresh
rate includes any zones that the DNS might be acting as
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