Debugging Notify & Xfer
kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Tue Jan 6 01:35:50 UTC 2004
Jim McAtee wrote:
>For some reason I'm suddenly having a problem with notifies/transfers not
>working. Here are the log entries on the slave:
>Jan 5 15:23:54.272 notify: info: received notify for zone 'xyz.com'
>Jan 5 15:23:55.490 xfer-in: debug 3: transfer of 'xyz.com/IN' from
>Jan 5 15:23:55.506 xfer-in: debug 3: transfer of 'xyz.com/IN' from
>126.96.36.199#53: requesting IXFR for serial 2003101701
>Jan 5 16:23:54.365 xfer-in: error: transfer of 'xyz.com/IN' from
>188.8.131.52#53: giving up: timed out
>Both servers are runnnig BIND 9.2.3, with no firewall between them. I have a
>third, offsite server that also gets sent notifies and also isn't updating.
>What should I do next to debug the problem?
Look at the logs on the master (if possible) to see if there's anything
unusual or a high load that might explain the timeout of the transfer.
After that, I'd fire up a sniffer and see how far along the transfer is
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