[nsd-users] trouble getting secondary axfr with 4.1.0

Niall O'Reilly niall.oreilly at ucd.ie
Thu Jun 9 13:56:47 UTC 2016

On 9 Jun 2016, at 14:35, John Griessen wrote:

> DNS seems OK with one server, but attempting to us buddyns.com as 
> secondary fails.

   Could you be more explicit about the failure symptoms?

> zone:
>  # this server is master, is a secondary
>   name: cibolo.us
>   zonefile: cibolo.us.zone
>   provide-xfr: NOKEY
> #  notify: NOKEY
>   # allow ALL the following addresses! BuddyNS employs them all.
> #  notify: NOKEY
>   provide-xfr: NOKEY
> #  notify: NOKEY
>   provide-xfr: NOKEY

   If the failure mode you're concerned about is that the slave does
   not pick up zone immediately, this could be because you've
   suppressed the 'notify:' directives.

   If you haven't already done so, I'ld suggest using Zonemaster or
   DNSViz to verify nameserver function and identify problems.

   Here are some recent results from these tools:



   Best regards,
   Niall O'Reilly

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