Problem with just one zone, it won't update

Mark_Andrews at Mark_Andrews at
Fri Nov 26 20:47:23 UTC 1999

> I have a zone on an 8.2.2 machine, with the secondary on a 4.9.7 
> machine. The primary is, the secondary is This 
> is the largest zone on our server. I made a change on the primary, 
> incremented the serial, did a reload on the primary, then a few minutes 
> later on the secondary. The primary updates fine, it passes a delinting 
> process using dlint and I can do a zone transfer fine. The secondary will 
> not update. I turned on 2nd level debugging and tried a reload and did not 
> see anything in the file. Doing a dig on the soa for both the 
> zones reveals that the serial numbers, as expected, are one behind on the 
> secondary.
> Right now running "top" on the secondary reveals that named is at 18 megs....
> .
> --
> Pancho Cole, webmaster and hostmaster for AcadiaNet
>    Work (207)664-3100	 webmaster at

	Is AA set on the master when you performed the SOA query?
	What was sysloged when you reloaded the master?
	The current BIND version is BIND 8.2.2-P5.  8.2.2 and 4.9.7
	have know security problems.

Mark Andrews, Internet Engines Inc. / Internet Software Consortium
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742                 INTERNET: Mark_Andrews at

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