zone propagation

Jonathan Petersson jpetersson at
Wed Dec 24 21:39:51 UTC 2008

What I've done is that I maintain a "master-slave" zone on my master,
if any new zones are manipulated I push out an updated config to my 20
or so slave-servers, once pushed out a trigger a sudo script via ssh
that reloads bind with the new config and viola.


On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 7:38 PM, wes <bind at> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 9:54 AM, Michael Varre <mvarre at> wrote:
>> On 12/24/08, wes <bind at> wrote:
>> > Can I configure a pair of bind9 servers, one master and one slave, so
>> > that
>> > when I create a new zone on the master, it is also created on the slave?
>> >
>> > I already have slaving of existing zones working well.
>> >
>> > thanks,
>> > -wes
>> I'm sure there are other ways but I use webmin to handle all of it for
>> me. I used to do it all manually on the command line, logging into
>> each server and manually adding new zones but webmin has cut the time
>> it takes for me to make dns MACs down to about 10% of what it used to
>> be.
> Interesting. I am using Webmin. I had to create each zone on the master and
> slave servers, and set them up accordingly. Can you give me a small hint as
> to where the magic flag is to configure Webmin for this?
> thanks,
> -wes
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