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Date:  Tue, 23 Oct 2007 15:42:41 -0500
From:  "Gerald Waugh" <gwaugh (at mark)>
Subject:  [coba-e:10938] Re: DNS Question
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René wrote
> On 23/10/2007, at 18.32, Gregg wrote:
> > Is there a way to pull all zones form a primary dns server to a
> > secondary dns server?
> > I have a few BQs running, and one of them I'm using as 
> primary, and  
> > another as secondary, but I'm having to manually add the domain  
> > names to the secondary each time I add a new domain to the 
> primary,  
> > so my question is, can the secondary just pull all the domain  
> > information from the primary? If BQ can't do that, will a windows  
> > server be able to pull all the information from a primary?
> > Thanks.
> Hi,
> I wouldn't say that I have the solution but merely a hint.
> This line whould generate a named.conf
> for domain in $(egrep ^zone /etc/named.conf | cut -d"\"" -f2 
> | sort);  
> do echo "zone \"$domain\" { type slave; file \"sec.$domain\"; 
> masters  
> { IP_OF_MASTER; }; };"; done
> Don't forget to put this at the very top of named.conf
> options { directory "/etc/named"; };
> zone "." { type hint; file "db.cache"; };
> As far as I understand the sec.-files are generated automatically -  
> correct me if I'm wrong - once bind is restarted.

But, the slave (secondary), needs to have a named.conf (local)
Which will accept the domains' DNS.
So not sure your solution will work... I could be WRONG

Gerald Waugh
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