[CentOS] Re: centos 4.4 dns problem -

Tony Mountifield tony at softins.clara.co.uk
Wed Mar 21 13:11:13 UTC 2007

In article <46010BD3.1070307 at wildblue.net>,
Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin at wildblue.net> wrote:
> Upon installing Centos 4.4 a second time it worked "out of the box" as 
> expected.  Sorry that I caused a stir over a non-problem.  I still have 
> no idea what I did that may have caused dns to fail, I think I made all 
> the same choices and entries the second time around?  However doing this 
> in the wee hours I had no interruptions or distractions ...
> Should anyone be interested the dns servers are:
> cat /etc/resolv.conf
> nameserver
> nameserver
> nameserver

These are all external to your box.

> but there may be a problem here:
> service named status
> rndc: connect failed: connection refused

So this isn't a problem - you don't need named running on the box unless
you want to support having "nameserver" in your resolv.conf

Hope this helps.

Tony Mountifield
Work: tony at softins.co.uk - http://www.softins.co.uk
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