bind9 in a jail

Kimi Ostro kimimeister at
Wed Apr 11 03:09:56 UTC 2007

On 08/04/07, Jonathan Horne <freebsd at> wrote:
> i was setting up bind9 today in 2 jails.  1 jails is the master, and the
> other
> the slave.  i am reloading 2 machines that were previously physical
> machines,
> into these jails.  the master went fine, both internal and external views
> work as expected.
> setting up the slave, was not so smooth.  i recovered my named.conf from
> backup, and then removed the external portion of the zones (i dont feel like
> messing with trouble invovlved with setting up the 2nd ip on the jail).
> over
> the past few days while i was setting this up, the master was already in
> operation, and has had several edits to a few zones.  when i reloaded the
> slave versions from backup into my new slave, and started named, the slaved
> did not update their zonefiles to match the new serial numbers.    i fixed
> this by stopping named, deleting the zone files, and restarting it again.
> thankfully, the slave zones all instantly populated, creating matching
> serial
> numbers to the ones that are running on the master.
> do master-to-slave transfers work as expected in a jail, or did i just see
> some abnormal behavior (possibly due to me not waiting long enough for
> transfer to happen on its own)?
> thanks,
> --
> Jonathan Horne
> freebsd at

Its an error in your config, as running BIND works perfectly fine
under a jail in Master/Slave config for me.

Without seeing config, cant really help or maybe better on the BIND
mailing list?


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