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Update Secondary Zones With Host Records
Question asked by John Man - August 18, 2014 at 10:10 PM
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I've been searching the Internets for days now and I can't find a reasonable solution for this.  My network setup is as follows:
 
I have a  central location with a primary dns server and three separate locations across a WAN, each with a secondary dns server.  All are running SimpleDNS 5.2 build 120.  The primary DNS is set as a Super Master with the others set as Super Slaves.  All are receiving the primary zone records properly.  At every location, DNS resolution is allowing workstations at every location to find servers at my central location, but the secondary DNS zone cannot be populated automatically with host records.  I've read in various places that secondary zones cannot be updated with host records directly.  Is this true?  If so, is there a way I can make the host records go to the primary zone, which would then update the secondary zones?
 
Thank for the help in advance!

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JH Software Replied
September 25, 2014 at 2:06 AM
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It is true that secondary zones cannot be updated directly.
Client computers at the remote (from master) locations need to send the updates directly to the master server.
As for Windows clients automatic registration, this should happen automatically if the zone's SOA-record correctly reflects the host name of the primary (master) server, and that host names resolves to the correct IP address.

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