DNS Zone File Entries Limit

Silas Cutler silas.cutler at blacklistthisdomain.com
Fri Nov 16 00:03:30 UTC 2012

Well, the authoritative server can handle the zone file size.  However,
with the slave makes the request for the zone, I get:

 refresh: unexpected rcode (REFUSED)

On 11/15/12 6:59 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message <50A580C1.9080900 at blacklistthisdomain.com>, Silas Cutler writes:
>> Good Evening,
>> I've been doing some DNS RPZ experiments and during my testing I found
>> that if a DNS Zone on an Authoritative DNS Server has more then 100k
>> elements, it will not replicate to a slave DNS Server. 
>> Do you know if this is a known issue or a PEBKAC related problem?
> Given named hosts zones with 10's, if not 100's, of millions of
> records it isn't record count.  There are no fixed limits, just
> what the machines memory can support.
>> Cheers,
>> Silas Cutler
>> Security Researcher
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