We have a WAN that contains one primary and 5 secondary DNS servers, all
novell 6.5 running named 6.03. The situation on this site was somewhat
complicated as they used to have 6 primary DNS servers. (One for each
site). After some reworking we have now manged to load the once primary
zones as secondary zones. But on all secondary zones loading named -dl 0 -
s we get the above error i enclose the log from one of our secondarys

Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: main: info: Checking the path sys:\etc\dns.
Dir sys:\etc exists.
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: main: info: Checking the path sys:\etc\dns.
Dir sys:\etc\dns exists.
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: main: info: Changing directory to
sys:\etc\dns succeeded.
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: server: info: using 2 CPUs
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: dns/db: info: Log-in to eDirectory
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: dns/hints: warning: extra data in root
hints ' from eDirectory'
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 network: interfacemgr: info: listening on IPv4
interface Loopback Interface 1, XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 network: interfacemgr: info: DNS Server will register
with IP Address Management framework for the address: XXX.X.XXX.XXX
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: server: info: no source of entropy found
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: server: info: ignoring config file logging
statement due to -g option
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: snmp: info: NCP server name is SEC01
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: snmp: info: SNMP trap value in DNS server
object is 2

Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: snmp: info: SNMP trap ID 9 and trap
description is Zone has expired XXX.X.XXX.IN-ADDR.ARPA.

Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: dns/zone: warning: zone XXX.X.XXX.IN-
ADDR.ARPA/IN: Expired zone
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: snmp: info: SNMP trap value in DNS server
object is 2

Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: snmp: info: SNMP trap ID 9 and trap
description is Zone has expired bir.int.xxx.xxx.uk.

Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: dns/zone: warning: zone
bir.int.xxx.xxx.uk/IN: Expired zone
Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: snmp: info: SNMP trap value in DNS server
object is 2

Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: snmp: info: SNMP trap ID 2 and trap
description is DNS Server DNS_SEC01.SERVERS.XXX.dom is loaded successfully.

Oct 26 17:00:32.000 general: server: info: running
Oct 26 17:00:34.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone XXX.X.XXX.IN-
ADDR.ARPA/IN: refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master
XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:00:34.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone bir.int.XXX.XXX.uk/IN:
refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:01:24.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone XXX.X.XXX.IN-
ADDR.ARPA/IN: refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master
XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:01:25.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone bir.int.XXX.XXX.uk/IN:
refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:02:56.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone XXX.X.XXX.IN-
ADDR.ARPA/IN: refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master
XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:02:57.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone bir.int.XXX.XXX.uk/IN:
refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:06:18.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone XXX.X.XXX.IN-
ADDR.ARPA/IN: refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master
XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:06:23.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone bir.int.XXX.XXX.uk/IN:
refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:12:23.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone XXX.X.XXX.IN-
ADDR.ARPA/IN: refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master
XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:12:25.000 general: dns/zone: info: zone bir.int.XXX.XXX.uk/IN:
refresh: unexpected rcode (SERVFAIL) from master XXX.X.XXX.XXX#53
Oct 26 17:15:32.000 general: dynamicrecon: info: Starting the dynamic
reconfiguration
Oct 26 17:15:32.000 general: dynamicrecon: info: Zone XXX_X_XXX_IN-
ADDR_ARPA.DNSDHCP.Bir.DOM has been modifed in the eDirectory
Oct 26 17:15:32.000 general: dynamicrecon: info: Zone
birmingham_int_cre_gov_uk.DNSDHCP.Bir.DOM has been modifed in the
eDirectory
Oct 26 17:15:32.000 general: dynamicrecon: info: Reconfiguring only the
modified zones.
Oct 26 17:15:32.000 general: dynamicrecon: info: Dynamic reconfiguration
completed.

Thanks