[nsd-users] n00b troubles with slaves

Anand Buddhdev anandb at ripe.net
Mon Jul 8 20:45:38 UTC 2013

On 08/07/2013 21:40, Glenn English wrote:

> I'm seeing what seem to be contradictions in the books I have, on the
> 'Net, and the man page. I'm told by most of them that "allow-notify"
> and "request-xfer" should be the same IP: that of the master. But
> when that's what I set, 'nsdc update' throws an error saying
> "allow-notify" isn't set to, and several 'Net sites agree.
> When I set that, nobody complains, but as best I can tell, no zones
> are transferred. Since the majority (including Evi Nemeth and the man
> page) votes for the IP of the master, I suspect I'm misunderstanding
> something.

Hi Glenn,

"nsdc update" works by sending a NOTIFY message to the NSD server on the
loopback address. So in your config, you need two "allow-notify" lines,
one for the BIND master server, and one for nsdc.


Anand Buddhdev

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