[CentOS] Re: DNS resolve.conf not working

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Sep 5 15:18:32 UTC 2006

Benjamin Karhan spake the following on 9/4/2006 9:45 PM:
> A little birdy told me that Ed Morrison said:
> ] After upgrading to 4.4 my server(s) will not resolve using the servers listed
> ] in resolve.conf.  This is not true of a server running a DNS Cache server.  I
> ] can do a netstat -e and show a connection to the DNS servers but it will not
> ] resolve any domain names (please see below).  Any thoughts?
> my DNS servers all survived the upgrade fine...
>   with one caveat...
>   the file "/etc/rndc.conf" got updated without any ".rpmnew"
>   preservation taking place...
> as such, for servers to correctly reload their maps and other
>   such tasks via "rndc" i needed to update that file to re-include the 
>   correct information for the key...
> just figured it deserved a mention...
> B. Karhan
> simon at pop.psu.edu
> PRI/SSRI Unix Administrator
Strange, I had no such problem. I seem to have an rndc.conf.rpmnew on both of
my name servers, and the original is completely safe. I wonder what is
mis-firing on the broken upgrades?


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