bind 9 zones not loading reliably
dns at botham.net
Wed Oct 2 18:57:07 UTC 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounce at isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounce at isc.org] On
> Behalf Of Gary Onesko
> Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 1:16 PM
> To: comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org
> Subject: bind 9 zones not loading reliably
> We use a central dns repository to edit the zonefiles and then ssh the
> edited zonefile out to the nameservers and hup the nameservers. Since
Use rndc, not kill -HUP <pid-of-named>
> upgrading to BIND 9, we are seeing occassional failures where an
Do you have log entries indicating the failure?
> zonefile is not be loaded during the hup. The hup loads other updated
> zonefiles but misses loading one every now and then. Nothing
> consistent, different servers, different zonefiles. The zonefile
> timestamp and serial number are always the updated copy on the host,
> the nameservice just ignores it. Doing a touch on the file and
> hup'ing the nameservice causes bind to load it.
> Problem is very intermittent. We are running hundred if not thousands
> of zones on a nameserver and probably 20 zonefiles are updated daily.
> Any thoughts?
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