[nsd-users] NSD 4.x - slave server zone files?

A. Schulze sca at andreasschulze.de
Wed Dec 20 17:50:04 UTC 2017

Am 20.12.2017 um 16:59 schrieb Robert Blayzor:
> I have been running NSD 4.x for quite some time..  Single master with multiple secondary slave servers.
> Everything has been running fine, currently on 4.1.19.
> On our slave servers, it seems that zones only AXFR to memory on the slave hosts? Never do they ever write the zones to disk even though we have specified a zonefile ?  The server seems to operate ok and serves the zones out of memory, but zone files are never created on the slave server.
> Is there something that needs to be set to tell the slave server that AXFR zones from the master to write the zone files to disk ?  or is there some reason why these files are not written?
> No errors in the logs and have verified that paths exist and are writable by the NSD user.

running nsd chroot? zonefiles-write set to 0 in nsd.conf?
also: do you use a database file? (I don't)
I use to force the write to disc by "nsd-control write <zone>" and inspect the log immediately.


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