Problem with Secondary systems with many zones

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Fri Dec 10 09:47:43 UTC 2004

Quoting Barry Margolin <barmar at>:
> I remember seeing a similar problem with an 8.3 server when I worked at
> Genuity, maybe 9.x has a similar problem.
> We had one customer with lots of zones (they owned a class B network and
> the files' timestamps as the basis.

So does Bind choke when it exceeds 30k or 40k domains?

Has anyone been able to stop and restart a secondary name server that has over
40k domains that have the same master name server (with zone files currently
in place)?


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