Convert a primary server named.conf to a secondary server

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Fri Nov 12 20:09:22 UTC 1999

On Thu, Nov 11, 1999 at 10:42:07PM +0000, Barry Margolin wrote:
> In article <kTGW3.409$75.265524 at>,
> Adam Furman <afurman at> wrote:
> >I would like to know if anyone knows of a script that convert a primary name
> >server config file over to a secondary name server config file.  This way we
> >only work on the primary and run this script with cron so the secondary will
> >get the info.  Any help would be great.
> awk '/type master;/ { print "type slave; masters {;};" } \
>      !/type master;/ { print $0 };' master.named.conf > slave.named.conf

Works fine if all zones are going to be slaved by exactly the same
servers.  As you know, this is not necessarily going to be the case.
Some options may need to change, too.

Joe Yao				jsdy at - Joseph S. D. Yao
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