also-notify and nsupdate doesnt work

Barry Margolin barmar at
Mon May 2 21:08:08 UTC 2016

In article <mailman.688.1462221733.73610.bind-users at>,
 "Darcy Kevin (FCA)" <kevin.darcy at> wrote:

> Apologies if this has already been asked, but are you sending these NOTIFYs 
> from a master which is _not_ in the "masters" clause of the nameserver which 
> is receiving it? That's precisely the use case for "allow-notify"...

The use case for also-notify is when you have slave servers that aren't 
in the NS records of the zone. Otherwise, those slaves won't update 
until the Refresh timer goes off.

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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