[nycbug-talk] dns slaves serve up empty data

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Fri Jul 31 02:37:32 EDT 2009

Marco Scoffier <marcoscoffier at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:44 PM, David Lawson <dave at donnerjack.com> wrote:
> > I'd at least consider starting the master up attached to your terminal
> > and crank up the debugging output, then restart the slave and see if
> > you can see it asking for notifies and throwing an error or whatever.
> > Might be worth trying that on the slave as well.
> thanks.  I don't have access to the slaves.  They are at large companies who
> offer secondary service, my registar gandi.net and a free service
> xname.orgEverything has worked fine for multiple years and multiple OS
> upgrades ...
> I had to add an extra logging {}  section to named.conf and now see the
> notifies in debug.log.  Annoyingly I see
> zone metm.org/IN: notify to retries exceeded
> This is the most annoying problem I have had in a long long time.  I wish I
> had control over all the slaves.  I've been effectively kicked off the net
> and I still don't understand why.

The fault is probably on the slaves' side.  It seems they don't accept
your zone updates anymore.  Consult it with your slaves' admins.  Also
make sure your domain is *properly* delegated.


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