barmar at alum.mit.edu
Thu Feb 12 21:10:17 UTC 2009
In article <gn1cli$1qhc$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
Prabhat Rana <prana9533 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> So as long as named.conf host2 states it as master after the change even if
> SOA in the zonefile lists host1 as SOA. The file transfer will resume even
> when host1 is down?
Yes. When there are multiple masters listed, the slave tries to
transfer from ALL of them. If any of them are down, the rest will still
Like I said, the SOA record is totally irrelevant for zone transfers.
All it cares about is the list of masters in named.conf.
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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