BIND slave stops updating from master after 1-3 days

Steven Carr sjcarr at
Tue Jul 30 21:01:25 UTC 2013

On 30 July 2013 21:38, Brandon Whaley <brandonw at> wrote:

> zone "" {
>         type slave;
>         file "/var/named/slaves/";
>         masters {;;;;; };
> };

So given what I mentioned before I would envisage BIND contacting
and then failing to but ignoring the rest. Is this what you are
seeing in the logs? Or is the slave not attempting to contact any of the

Just out of curiosity, what is the reason for having 5 masters? are these
multi-master? or are they effectively slaves that also allow zone transfers?

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