IXFR and Bind 8

Dave DeChellis ddechellis at tns-inc.com
Sat Mar 11 00:35:36 UTC 2000

Thanks for the feedback, I grabbed this code earlier compiled it and tried
it between two 8.2.3 servers and IXFR didn't seem to be working.

In my named.conf file, I have two IXFR statements; one in the zone
configuration and another statement set globally ( I forget the exact


  -----Original Message-----
  From: Kevin J. Dunlap [mailto:kevindNOSPAM at metaip.checkpoint.com]
  Sent: Friday, March 10, 2000 7:02 PM
  To: Dave DeChellis; bind-users at isc.org
  Subject: Re: IXFR and Bind 8

  At 03:23 PM 03/10/2000 -0800, Dave DeChellis wrote:

    Can anyone give me the status of IXFR?  Also, according to the
    documentation, CLIENT side IXFR is disabled.  Could someone tell me the
    difference between client and server IXFR functionality?   Will full
    functionalty be available in the final release of 8.3 or will it first
    available in Bind 9?

  If you need IXFR today go get BIND 8.2.3 t1a

  What is in BIND 8.2.2 P5 had enough bugs that I rewrote the code.
  Both Client and Server side IXFR in 8.2.2 P5 have bugs.
  Client side of IXFR is the code in named-xfer and Server side is what is
in named.
  IXFR will be in both BIND 8.2.3 and BIND 9 and in their respective test


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