IPA DNS is failing due to "zone example.com/IN: has no NS records"

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • IPA is no longer resolving DNS records in the main zone.
  • zone example.com/IN: has no NS records
  • update_zone (syncrepl) failed for master zone DN 'idnsname=example.com.,cn=dns,dc=example,dc=com'. Zones can be outdated, run rndc reload: bad zone


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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