and nsd.zones fileformat

Paul Wouters paul at
Wed Oct 12 21:36:31 UTC 2005

On Wed, 12 Oct 2005, Paul Wouters wrote:

> I noticed the only converts the first zone of my
> named.conf to nsd.zones. It also did not include either a master or
> notify keyword, even though my bind configuration for that zone had an
> also-notify keyword. Even not listing an also-notify line did not cause
> to process more then one zone.

So I started writing it all down manually and....

> Second, I had a question about the nsd.zones format. Does the keyword
> 'notify' mean the exact same thing as the keyword 'master'? Also, isn't
> "master" somewhat confusing since you wouldn't need to notify a master,
> only a slave (secondary) server.

Once I put my first secondary zone in there I went "Aha!"

Paul, suggests a man page for nsd.zones anyway :)

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