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nsd-xfer: AXFR client to transfer zones from a name server


nsd-xfer - AXFR client to transfer zones from a name server


nsd-xfer [-4] [-6] [-a address[@port]] [-p port] [-s serial] [-T tsiginfo] [-v] -z zone -f file servers


Nsd-xfer is program to transfer zones from a name server using AXFR. NSD is a complete implementation of an authoritative DNS nameserver.


Only send to IPv4 addresses.
Only send to IPv6 addresses.
-a address[@port]
Specify the source address (and port) to send from.
-f file
The file to store the zone in.
-p port
Specify the port to send to.
-s serial
Specify the serial of the current zone. The zone is only transferred if the master server has a zone with a greater serial number.
-T tsiginfo
Use TSIG to verify the zone transfer. The tsiginfo file must contain the TSIG key information. The file is removed upon successful reading of the key.
Be more verbose.
-z zone
Specify the zone to receive.
List of nameservers to try.


To run this program the standard way type:

# nsd-xfer -z foobar.cz -f foobar.cz.zone


NSD was written by NLnet Labs and RIPE NCC joint team. Please see CREDITS file in the distribution for further details.


nsd(8), nsdc(8), nsd.conf(5), nsd-checkconf(8), nsd-notify(8), nsd-patch(8), zonec(8)