a few more notes

Wouter Wijngaards wouter at NLnetLabs.nl
Thu Dec 7 14:39:56 UTC 2006

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Farkas Levente wrote:
>> It will read the zone transfer from disk next time. So it will force one
>> zone transfer, then store it on disk. Initially it is stored in ixfr.db.
>> But ixfr.db grows only. To compact your disk space you run nsdc patch.
>> This writes the information into the zone files, and rebuilds the
>> database with that information, cleaning out ixfr.db in the process.
>> Does this answer your questions?
> yes thanks, besides that all generated files are owned by root and put
> into the current working dir even if nsd.conf assume relative to the
> conf file ie. next time nsd have to retransfer all files, what's more
> nsd assume it already do the patch (nsdc: no patch necessary.) ie. no
> data in ixfr.db even if wrote into wrong dir:-(

Sounds like you need the zonesdir: "/path/to/zonefile/directory" feature
in the config file, is sets the working directory, so it can find files
for which you specified relative paths.

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