zone transfer to Microsoft DNS is failing

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • dig command for zone transfer to Microsoft DNS is failing in between:
$ dig  @dns_server domain.com axfr

Part way though the command fails with:
hostname1.domain.com. 1200 IN   A   10.12.16.43
hostname2.domain.com. 3600 IN   A   10.12.232.72
hostname3.domain.com. 1200 IN   A   10.12.16.41
;; Got bad packet: extra input data
16338 bytes
e8 08 80 80 00 01 02 01 00 00 00 00 09 62 6c 75          .............blu
65 63 72 65 73 74 05 6c 6f 63 61 6c 00 00 fc 00          hostname.domain.com....
  • Not able to transfer zones to Microsoft DNS using dig command.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9
  • dig

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