Premature EOF?

Danny Mayer mayer at
Fri Jan 24 01:30:48 UTC 2003

At 07:20 AM 1/22/03, Peter Johnsson wrote:
>I have setup a secondary DNS server, but during the first zon-transfer I
>getting the following error message: "premature EOF, fetching
>The Master server is online during the attempt, and the zonfile seems to be
>Any suggestion?
>I'm running NT Bind 8.3.4.
>/Peter Johnsson

Upgrade the Master to BIND 9.2.2rc1. You apparently have a zone which cannot
fit into 64K so that it needs more than 1 transfer packet. This is a bug in
the BIND 8 NT code which I have never been able to figure out. BIND 9 does
not have this problem. This is not a problem with the slave.


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