process of updating slave servers

Terry. terry at
Tue Feb 15 01:31:34 UTC 2011

check your configure especially for:

* notify/ also-notify/ allow-notify
* allow-transfer
* does slave named have the permittion to write to data dir?


2011/2/15 donovan jeffrey j <donovan at>:
> Greetings
> I have a new slave server. I edited my master, incremented the serial number and reloaded named. The master is fine, and contains the new entry but the slaves are still running the previous entries.
> what is the basic operation of updating a slave ?
> I reloaded the zone with rndc and the slave pulled the zone. The serial number was incremented on the slave, but the old entry's were still there.
> I checked the forward and reverse records, and nothing had changed except the serial number. So I deleted the slave files, and pulled the zone again, and kick started named, everything works fine.
> I highly doubt my procedure was the correct way to do it.
> can someone explain to me the proper work flow for updating records on slaves ?
> -j
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