slave server

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Fri Sep 11 12:45:50 UTC 2009

> I I create this configuration for my secondary server:
> options {
>          forward only;
>         forwarders { serverA ; } ;
>  } ;
> zone ""{
>         type slave;
>         file "zone.db";
>         masters{ serverA; };
> };

On 11.09.09 00:21, Riccardo wrote:
> 1- If I query to this server ""  (it's authoritative for
> this domain) server first tries to retrieves info from its zone file
> (zone.db, which has copied from master) or from its cache ?

from the zone as/if it was loaded/transferred. It's not cache, nor the zone
file (the zone will be saved to a file but it will only be read on restart).

> 2- if I query to this server external domain, it will forward request
> to serverA ?

if you allowed recursion, yes.

> 3- This server will work acting as also caching server ?

unless you turned off caching...

> 4- If serverA doesn't know query answer, this server will return
> domain "domain is not exist" ?

what do you mean "query answer"? You server will send what it has in the
cache or what will serverA return, or an error if serverA is not accessible.

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