bad zone transfer request of reverse addr zone

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Sun Mar 3 03:22:55 UTC 2013

On 03/02/2013 09:14 PM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> On 03/01/2013 06:42 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
>> In message <5130FBA0.3020500 at>, Robert Moskowitz writes:
>>> On 03/01/2013 01:50 PM, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
>>>>> I get this for all my secondaries for my reverse domain:
>>>>> client view external: bad zone transfer request:
>>>>> '': non-authoritative zone
>>>>> (NOTAUTH): 23 Time(s)
>>>> The zone is either not defined in the view the client is accessing,
>>>> and/or it wasn't loaded due to errors, which effectively is the same.
>>>> Check startup logs to see if zone contains errors, and make sure the
>>>> zone is available in your 'external' view.
>>> Mar  1 12:42:01 onlo named[1405]: zone
>>> sending notifies (serial
>>> 2013022501)
>>> Does this show that it is available in my external view?
>> Try using consistent names.
>> !=
> ARGH!!!!
> Can't see the trees from the forest.  I 'blame' my dyselxia; yeah no 
> excuse.  Now to dig in to see what is wrong here....

The 'problem' is with one of my secondaries that is not configured for 
the right zone.  I will contact the admin to fix that.  There is a bit 
of history behind the name of this zone that does not matter; only 
recognizing the problem and fixing it.

thanks for helping me see the trees clearly.

More information about the bind-users mailing list