Slave zone intermittently not refreshing
dot at dotat.at
Thu May 8 13:45:29 UTC 2014
Mart van de Wege <mvdwege at gmail.com> wrote:
> Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> writes:
> > Mart van de Wege <mvdwege at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> How do I go about troubleshooting this issue to get a better idea of
> >> what is going on?
> > Are there any messages in your log containing the string " refresh: "?
> I have a couple, all of them 'retry limit for master $foo exceeded'.
That implies that the SOA query (which checks if an XFR is necessary) is
Try running the following on the secondary to see what fails. If you have
a TSIG key you will need to use the -k or -y options.
dig soa $zone @$master
dig +noedns soa $zone @$master
dig +tcp soa $zone @$master
dig axfr $zone @$master
A lot of the refresh failure logging happens at debug level 1 so you can
get more details by running `rndc trace 1`.
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