When is a DNS zone transfer performed?

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  • A change was done in the primary/master zone, but the secondary server is not showing the changes.
  • When the secondary server is going to show the changes?
  • Is there any command to force the transfer?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux, all versions
  • bind
  • Domain Name Service (DNS)

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