saravanan ganapathy wrote:

> I am using bind 9.2.1 in my debian system and it
>works well both in master & slave servers.
>
>When the zone transfer completes, I was noticed that "
>zone abc.com/IN: sending notifies (serial 11) " &
>zone 211.19.20.in-addr.arpa/IN: sending notifies
>(serial 11) " in the slave server.
> Generally the primary server will send a
>notification and the slave servers will accept. But
>why slave servers send a notification? To whom it will
>send?


Others have already posted answers, but I will post one more. It is
perfectly legal for a slave server to transfer a zone from another
slave, if the zones are configured to do that. Therefore, a slave
server sends NOTIFY packets to the servers in the "Notify Set".
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