How to check slave zone freshness

Klaus Darilion klaus.mailinglists at
Tue Feb 9 15:38:18 UTC 2016

On 08.02.2016 20:49, Mark Andrews wrote:
> With a modern nameserver that supports the expire edns option you can
> also do "dig +expire soa zone @server" which will tell you how long
> until the zone will expire on this server.

Aha, but isn't this a different kind of information? A zone which is not
fresh anymore (refresh interval expired and checks to the master failed)
may still be valid (not expired yet).


More information about the bind-users mailing list