What causes 'zone transfer setup failed' ?

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Fri Jan 25 13:36:18 UTC 2013

Jan-Piet Mens <jpmens.dns at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri Jan 25 2013 at 13:45:58 CET, Ben Croswell wrote:
> > A common issue is the secondary not being allowed to query the master for
> > the SOA of the zone. Ensure the master has an allow-query that includes the
> > secondary.
> The BIND slave can query the PowerDNS master (for the SOA over UDP and
> for the AXFR over TCP), and zones are transferred.

Note that the log message related to outgoing zone transfers from named,
not slaving zones to named. So is named rejecting the requests due to an

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