[nsd-users] nsd as bind slave (xfer problem)

Thomas Krause -CI- toaster at chef-ingenieur.de
Tue Feb 17 08:13:33 UTC 2009

> On Mon, 16 Feb 2009, Thomas Krause wrote:
>> I'm a new nsd user. I want to replace a bind9 nameserver, which works as
>> a (bind) slave. I converted the named.conf, started nsd and tested with
>> zonecheck - everything seems okay.
>> Now I want to add additional slave zones to the server. But this works
>> only with stopping and starting the nsd process. None of the other
>> nsdc commands starts the zone transfer from the master.
>> What is wrong?
>> I'm using nsd 3.2.1 (Debian 4.0 amd64)
> that's right. Adding/removing zones only take effect after a complete
> restart, not after a reload.

This is a big barrier for replacing bind with nsd! Is there any
chance to put this problem on the ToDo list?

> I believe bind behaves similarly.

no, rndc reload|reconfig works fine!

Best regards,

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