[CentOS] rndc start fails with "rndc: connect failed:connection refused"

Hugh E Cruickshank hugh at forsoft.com
Thu Nov 26 00:10:24 UTC 2009


From: Christopher Chan Sent: November 25, 2009 15:50
> >> 	Also in the steps you have taken above you are stopping bind
> >> 	via rndc stop and then trying to start it with the unknown
> >> 	"start" command.  Even if "start" was known it would not work,
> >> 	rndc communicated directly with named, and since it was already
> >> 	stopped in a previous step there is no way that your "start"
> >> 	(or any other command, reload, flush, whatever) could work at
> >> 	that point.
> >
> > That would explain a lot but it would have been more useful if the
> > rndc command had returned an error saying something like "start
> > command unknown" rather than accepting the command and indicating
> > a communication problem.
> 
> So file a bug with the BIND developers about this rather obvious
> 'bug'.

Good suggestion and I have done so.

hec

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