Bug ID 426957: Cannot create a zone using the ZoneRunner GUI using the 'Transfer From Server' option.

Last Modified: Nov 22, 2021

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP GTM, LTM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1

Fixed In:
11.5.0, 11.4.1 HF2, 11.3.0 HF8, 11.2.1 HF10

Opened: Aug 02, 2013
Severity: 3-Major
Related Article:
K17484

Symptoms

Attempting to create a zone using the ZoneRunner GUI using the 'Transfer From Server' option may not work with some DNS servers. It is known to not work with Windows Server 2003.

Impact

Cannot create zone using the ZoneRunner GUI using the 'Transfer From Server' option. Note: This operation is known to not work with Windows Server 2003.

Conditions

Creating a zone using the ZoneRunner GUI using the 'Transfer From Server' option.

Workaround

You can either manually scp the database file, or you can follow this process: 1. Run the command: dig @axfr server_name zonename. 2. Put the result in a zone file. 3. Add the zone using ZoneRunner's 'Load From File' zone creation method.

Fix Information

Attempting to create a zone using the ZoneRunner GUI using the 'Transfer From Server' option now works correctly.

Behavior Change