This can be caused by incorrect permissions on the directory where your zone file resides.

The transfer can be successful, but bind is not able to write to the zone file.


As Jamie suggests, please paste in the relevant log file information if you require any assistance with this.


Hint: cat /your/log/file |grep transfer







From: Jamie Cameron []
Sent: 25 October 2012 08:02
To: Webmin users list
Subject: Re: [webmin-l] feature request


Check the logs like /var/log/messages on the master and slave systems - they should indicate why the transfer didn't happen. 

On 24/Oct/2012 22:37 Maxwell Smart <> wrote ..

OK, well it's not.  I need to do some troubleshooting. 

Thanks Jamie. 


On 10/24/2012 10:05 PM, Jamie Cameron wrote:

Clicking the "Apply Zone" link should force a transfer. 

On 24/Oct/2012 21:54 Maxwell Smart <> wrote ..


The zone transfer test is a great feature of the BIND module.  Is there any way to prompt the transfer once the test has been done.  I have a slave server that is not updating although it says that the test was successful.


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