BIND 8.2.2 (notify): not ready for servers with multiple IP-adresses
kW at exmail.de
Thu Nov 11 02:25:15 UTC 1999
we run two name servers (one primary, one secondary) based on BIND and
discovered following problem:
When the primary name server reloads its database, it sends notify
messages to the
secondary one. But the secondary name server rejects the notify message
NOTIFY(SOA) from non-master server (zone xxx), from
because the primary name server sent the message through the standard
"query-source" socket (whose host defaults to "*" -> the ip address next
destination) instead through the interface whose ip address is specified
by the NS
entries in the zone file.
I think that this is a bug, because the slave does not know without
further help by
the administrator which ip addresses the master for a domain has besides
the ones in
the NS entries.
So the best solution I think is to make the primary name server send
from the interface(s) the secondary name server is expecting - the
between all available interfaces on the primary name server's host and
all the NS
records of the given domain.
Will this bug be fixed or is anyone doing this?
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