- Plesk Onyx
- AXFR entries for domains are not allowed by secondary the name server. The following error can be obtained in
/var/log/messageson secondary name server:
ns2.example.com named: transfer of 'example.com/IN' from 203.0.113.3#53: failed while receiving responses: REFUSED
- Error while checking NS servers for a domain:
Name server ns2.example.com 203.0.113.2 not authoritative for example.com. The name server does not answer authoritatively to queries for the tested domain. This is probably due to misconfiguration, usually the name server is not set up to serve the tested domain.
Second name server did not receive a copy of DNS zone file or this server not configured as a master-slave.
1. Go to Home > Tools & Settings > DNS Templates > Transfer Restriction Template and add IP addresses of the servers allowed to perform AXFR queries:
Such IPs will be added to named.conf file into ACL section and will be available through
It is also possible to use Slave DNS Manager extension to manage several DNS servers as slaves. It is available at Extensions > Slave DNS Manager.
Additional and detailed information about this extension is available on the following link:
Slave DNS Server