reverse zone file in external view not transferring to slave server??

Kaya Saman SamanKaya at
Tue Dec 1 22:16:04 UTC 2009

David M. Dowdle wrote:
> I suspect your secondary has the IP address of ? your 
> match statement blocks it, as the FIRST match stops procssing, and the 
> first match is the !, prohibiting queries. Move the 
> permit before the deny in this case. (the general case is put more 
> specific info before less specific)

In the external zone file I moved the allow-query statement like so:

zone "" {
   type slave;
   file "/var/named/81.178.2.rev";
   masters {; };
   allow-notify {; };
   allow-query { any;; !; };

for both master and slave servers, however it still doesn't seem to want 
to transfer.... :-(

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