Multiple masters for slave zone

Emil Natan shlyoko at
Mon Mar 18 13:54:50 UTC 2013

It does not matter where the notify comes from (it well can be sent from a
slave too), named will try to transfer the zone from the first master
listed in the masters list. At least it's how it works in 9.7.x, though I
do not believe it's something that changed between the releases.


On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 3:08 PM, eliran shlomo <eliranshlomo at>wrote:

> Hi,
> I need help with understanding how multiple masters work.
> i set for a slave zone few masters
> zone "" in {
>         type slave;
>         file "secondary/";
>         masters {;;;
>;; };
> };
> Each master is standalone and there's no handshake between them
> Now my question is if i change the serial on master, after
> the notify from which one the zone transfer will occur?
> bind version is Version: 9.5.0-P2
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