[nsd-users] nsdc reload & changes to the zone list

Matthijs Mekking matthijs at NLnetLabs.nl
Tue Jul 22 08:35:43 UTC 2008

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In the latest 3.1.1 release, the message is changed to:

"cannot load database. Zone foo.com in db nsd.db, but not in config file
(might happen if you edited the config file). Please rebuild database
and start again."

Imo, a less confusing message than the corrupted database message.

- - Matthijs

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> Hi all,
> I got asked by a nsd user a while ago over the following behavior:
> (1) A zone was added or removed in nsd.conf
> (2) nsdc rebuild was run
> (3) nsdc reload was executed
> Now in syslog the following message can be found:
> corrupted database/bad config, zone example.com. 
> in db /var/db/nsd.db, but not in config file. Cannot load database.
> Please rebuild database and start again.
> PR 193 concluded that the requirement to do a restart is ok, it was open
> whether the message should be changed.
> I think something like 
> corrupted database /var/db/nsd.db or modified zone configuration.
> Please rebuild the database or restart the daemon.
> is more likely to guide the user to the problem. What do you think?
> Joerg
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