Zone Transfer Problems

David G. Humes humesdg1 at
Fri Mar 30 02:49:55 UTC 2001


I work with Bill Smith on our DNS and have some more information to add.  I
turned on xfer-in logging and the following messages were logged:

xfer-in: info: Err/TO getting serial# for "236-"
xfer-in: info: Err/TO getting serial# for "240-"

Any ideas?



>Our secondary servers are acting as secondaries for another company's
>reverse zones who is working on a project with us.  For no apparent
>reason(at least that we can determine right now), one of the secondaries
>stopped transferring the zone.  We've tried a manual zone transfer to no
>avail either.  We can see an attempt to transfer the zones being made since
>we see the temp files that are created during the transfer but then that
>process just stops and there's no reverse zone files. We turned on
>but nothing really stood out as to what the problem is.  We don't see any
>permission errors or any errors in syslog, etc.  2 of our secondaries are
>running 8.2.2 P5 and a third 8.2.3.  The problem server is one of the ones
>running 8.2.2 P5.  Any ideas as to what could be going on or any
>for troubleshooting this further.

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