How to request ixfr updates against public ip directly instead of unicast ip in bind

Barry Margolin barmar at
Wed Oct 12 15:32:05 UTC 2016

In article <mailman.437.1476286039.74444.bind-users at>,
 rams <bramesh80 at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Greetings!!!
> I have master and slave servers. When we have updates in master, slave is
> getting updating after 20 or 30 minutes.
> When I look into tcpdump pcakets, Slave is trying with master unicast ip to
> get updates. We don't have port opened slave to master with unicast ip and
> we have port opened slave to master with public ip.
> Do we have any option checking for SOA value directly with public ip of
> master instead of unicast ip.

It uses whatever address is in the "master" statement in named.conf.

Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA

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