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Old 31st October 2009, 15:28
mooseman mooseman is offline
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Hi could you enlighten us on how you did it...

My current situation:

I attempted to create a "master" dns server in ISPconfig 3 using mydns and have it replicate to my ispconfig 2 bind dns. Both servers are being NATed behind respective firewalls.

I updated the mydns.conf with the following options:

allow-axfr = yes
allow-update = yes
notify-enabled = yes
notify-source = (public NATed IP of mydns master)

I created the zone on the master ispconfig 3 server (mydns) and created a slave zone on the ispconfig 2 (bind 9) server pointing to the master.

The initial axfr goes through but any updates to the zone are not transferred with the following error in the log:

I receive the following in the syslog of the ispconfig 2 bind server:

Oct 31 10:03:30 (server) named[(PID)]: client (public.IP.of.mydns)#47075: received notify for zone '(domain).com'
Oct 31 10:03:30 (server) named[(PID)]: zone .com/IN: Transfer started.
Oct 31 10:03:30 (server) named[(PID)]: transfer of '(domain).com/IN' from (public.IP.of.mydns)#53: connected using (private.IP.of.bind)#35684
Oct 31 10:03:30 (server) named[(PID)]: transfer of '(domain).com/IN' from (public.IP.of.mydns)#53: failed while receiving responses: end of file
Oct 31 10:03:30 (server) named[(PID)]: transfer of '(domain).com/IN' from (public.IP.of.mydns)#53: end of transfer


Is the "failed while receiving responses: end of file" occurring because of the private ip being sent?? is "notify-source = " config option of mydns supposed to fix that?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

Last edited by mooseman; 31st October 2009 at 18:45.
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