[nsd-users] Forcing a refresh on a slave server

Paul Hoffman phoffman at proper.com
Thu Dec 3 03:49:55 UTC 2009

At 10:41 PM -0500 12/2/09, Paul Wouters wrote:
>On Wed, 2 Dec 2009, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>>If I add:
>> allow-notify: NOKEY
>>Then "nsdc update" works the way I would hope,
>>Was there a way I was supposed to have figured this out on my own?
>from "man nsdc":
>      update Updates all the slave zones which have allow-notify: from local-
>              host ( or ::1) allowed.  If a TSIG key is specified for
>              the  allow-notify  statement in the config file, it will be used
>              to secure the notify. Note that NSD keeps track of zone timeouts
>              automatically, this is only needed if you want to manually force
>              updates by sending notify messages to the localhost.
>              Another method you can use is to stop nsd, delete the xfrd.state
>              file  and then start nsd again. It will try to update all zones.
>              This method does not require allow-notify: statements.

Interesting! Thanks.

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