Master/Slave communication not working if I use HMAC-SHA* algorithms when views are implemented

Bob Harold rharolde at
Fri Oct 14 16:00:00 UTC 2016

On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 1:30 AM, Nagesh Thati <nagesh.thati at>

> Hi,
> Can anybody implemented master/slave communication with views and
> algorithm HMAC-SHA* algorithms. I tried with all the HMAC-SHA* algorithms
> it didn't work for me, only HMAC-MD5 algorithm worked for communication. If
> anybody has any idea please help me.
> Thanks.
> --
> Thanks,
> Nagesh Thati
> That appears to depend on the version of BIND:

The BIND manual for 9.8 says that only HMAC-MD5 can be used for TSIG.

The BIND manual for 9.9 lists HMAC-MD5 and lots of HMAC-SHA* versions.

See "dnssec-keygen" in the appendix.

Bob Harold
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