[Pdns-users] pdns master fails to send notify due to error parsing SOA record

Aki Tuomi cmouse at youzen.ext.b2.fi
Sat Mar 2 17:35:32 UTC 2013

On Sat, Mar 02, 2013 at 05:10:18PM +0000, Barney Sowood wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running pdns with the generic postgresql backend. I converted
> zones from bind using zone2sql and I'm successfuly serving data.
> I'm using pdns as a master and have several bind slaves. The slaves
> can successfully do an AXFR. They'll also recieve a NOTIFY if I run
> "pdns_control <zone>". However, when I update the SOA of a zone, no
> notify is generated and the following message is logged -
> Mar  2 17:04:34 XXXXXX pdns[24518]: Exception: Parsing record
> content: while parsing IP address, expected digits at position 0 in
> 'nameserver1.hosted.lucidnetworks.co.uk dns-admin.lucidnetworks.co.uk
> 2013030201 86400 3600 3600000 3600'


First of all, upgrade your servers, 2.9.22 is damn old and has bugs. 

Secondly, the error means that you have A record with SOA content. 

Aki Tuomi

> Barney.
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