bind 9.9.1-P1 renamed some slaves zone files. How to prevent it to do so?

Doug Barton dougb at
Tue Jul 24 16:23:11 UTC 2012

On 7/24/2012 6:51 AM, Kovács Albert wrote:
> Hello,
> I have bind 9.9.1-P1 as a slave dns. I noticed that it couldn't access some zones from the master server, and it renamed some zone files to "db-xxxxxxxx"
> The following message was logged:
> "zone unable to load from ''; renaming file to 'db-L3yXPcbQ' for failure analysis and retransferring."

That message means that it can't load the zone from the file. Use
named-checkzone on the db- file to determine why.

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