Master server offline

Ben Croswell ben.croswell at
Fri May 7 02:51:05 UTC 2010

If your secondaries can't reach the primary for the period of time you have
in your SOAs for refresh the secondaries wills top answering.

-Ben Croswell

On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 10:37 PM, Dave Filchak <submit at> wrote:

>  Our master server machine had a drive failure and looks like it will be
> offline for some time. Somewhere in the back of my mind, I thought I
> remembered that something bad can happen to the dns resolution for your
> zones if the master is offline for too long. Is there anything to this or am
> I just dreaming? As long as the secondary can answer request, we should be
> ok?
> Cheers,
> Dave
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