bind replication

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Fri Jan 7 08:36:21 UTC 2011

> Torinthiel writes: 
>> If you know which zone has changed, than you can do "rndc reload zonename".
>> If you don't, than "rndc reload" reloads all zones.
>> You could also try "rndc reconfig", but I think it will only load new 
>> zonesm the ones just added in configuration, not never wersions of old 
>> zones). 

On 31.12.10 21:55, pyh at wrote:
> What I'm not sure is, given I have two hosts A and B, A is master, B is  
> slave.
> B fetches the zone files from A via rsync.
> But, how B knows that the zone files have been changed and then run "rndc 
> reload" to tell bind reload the zones? 

simply run rndc reload and bind will reload all zones (actually, it will
check files' timestamps and reload only files that have changed).

note that for rsync replication there's no real "master" and "slave".
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