Issue in calling same zone in more than one VIEW

Mark Andrews marka at
Fri May 29 08:13:45 UTC 2015

This has always been a configuration error.  Give each zone its own

Specifying the same file leads to corrupted journals, data from the
other view being published in the wrong view etc.


In message <018d01d099e0$6c348650$449d92f0$>, Gaurav Kansal writes:
> Dear Team,
> I am running BIND 9.10.2 version on CentOS and running roughly 500 domains
> and for most of them I am a slave server.
> In few of them, I have different zone file based on Internal and External
> view.
> And for rest of them, I am using  a single file for both the View.
> This configuration was working fine till BIND version 9.9.5 but yesterday I
> updated to 9.10.2 and I am facing the following error.
> May 29 12:43:58 NKN-IPV6-DNS named[17727]:
> /var/named/zonedata/ writeable file
> 'govdomains/': already in use:
> /var/named/zonedata/
> This is happening because I am calling same zone file in both view.
> Please help me out what I should do for getting rid of this issue.
> Thanks and Regards,
> Gaurav Kansal
Mark Andrews, ISC
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