dig: Transfer failed

Barry Margolin barmar at alum.mit.edu
Wed Jul 25 00:26:51 UTC 2012

In article <mailman.1455.1343159507.63724.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
 Stayvoid <stayvoid at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> dig <three-octets>.in-addr.arpa. AXFR outputs "Transfer failed."
> I've already checked "netstat -anp." Looks OK.
> dig <my-domain> works.
> sudo named-checkzone <my-domain> /etc/bind/db.<my-domain> outputs "OK."
> sudo named-checkzone <three-octets>.in-addr.arpa. /etc/bind/db.<first-octet>
> outputs "OK" too.
> What should I check?
> Cheers

Check the 'allow-transfer' option in your named.conf.

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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