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I have added my '' to master nsd machine with records within the zone file. Now i want to setup a slave nsd machine, is it possible to transfer the zone records without adding the zone name to 'nsd.conf' in slave machine? I mean if I add a new zone name to master nsd.conf, will it be transferred to slave nsd.conf automatically?

Thanks for any help.

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IvDo you mean DNS? – mdpc Dec 24 '12 at 5:46
no, i mean the dns server software NSD from NLnet Labs. – Tutul Dec 24 '12 at 13:56
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The simple answer, if this is for DNS, is NO. You'll have to configure the slave to handle the new zone, this does not happen automatically.

Remember of course to include the slave in the NS records for the zone in the master.

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