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.
-4 Only send to IPv4 addresses.
-6 Only send to IPv6 addresses.
Specify the source address (and port) to send from.
The file to store the zone in.
Specify the port to send to.
Specify the serial of the current zone. The zone is only
transferred if the master server has a zone with a greater
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. The format of the tsiginfo file
is described in the doc/README file (section 3.3).
-v Be more verbose.
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 220.127.116.11
nsd(8), nsdc(8), nsd.conf(5), nsd-checkconf(8), nsd-notify(8), nsd-
NSD was written by NLnet Labs and RIPE NCC joint team. Please see
CREDITS file in the distribution for further details.