Multi-mastering with dynamic updates

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Mon May 17 15:34:07 UTC 2010

On 17/05/10 16:02, arcan666 at wrote:
> Hi all,
> Like a lot of people over the web, I am looking for a clean multi-master (multi-primary) solution that allow dynamic updates.

Interesting. What's the use-case for this?

> And like a lot of people over the web, I haven't found anything interesting.
> Google hasn't been friendly for now :/
> I have tried :
> - bind-dlz over brbd doesn't allow dynamic updates.
> - rsync the .jnl files needs a rndc reload (it's not clean).
> - slaughtering virgins for bind's god(s) is a little dirty (well, I haven't tried this [yet]..).
> - ...
> Can someone give me a hint ?

You are presumably aware that you can do "allow-update-forwarding" on 
slaves and they'll forward UPDATE packets to the master (and presumably 
then receive NOTIFY and do an IXFR to receive the updated zone)?

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