Xfer failure (premature EOF)

Kevin Darcy kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Tue Jan 13 00:48:15 UTC 2004

Diego Balgera wrote:

>sometimes when a zone transfer happens in my Bind 8.2.5 it fails because of
>the following error:
>Jan  9 17:02:17 na1odn01 named-xfer[16203]: send AXFR query 0 to
>Jan  9 17:02:17 na1odn01 named-xfer[16203]: premature EOF, fetching
>Consequentyl, the zone file is not updated. Note that with the same
>configuration the problem occurs sometimes and in other times everything
>works without any problem.
>The exact bind version is: BIND_825,, Bind version 8.2.5-T1A special
>binary upgrade, installed over Hp-ux 11.00.
>Could you please help me in understanding why and how I could solve this
>Thank you in advance.
>Best regards.
It appears that the master is closing the connection prematurely. You 
should be looking there (load, unusual messages in the logs, etc.) 
instead of on the slave...

                                                   - Kevin

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