zone transfer with DIG: SOA duplicate

michoski michoski at
Mon Mar 19 19:03:28 UTC 2012

On 3/19/12 10:49 AM, "hugo hugoo" <hugobxl at> wrote:
> thanks for this quick answer.
> I am a liitle bit lost...
> What is the starting and ending SOA record?
> In the original zone, there is ony one SOA record...


When transferring it is normal to get the SOA as first and last record.  Use
+onesoa to avoid this with dig.  Lots of info on Google about this.  Also in
dig's man page, depending on your BIND/dig version.

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