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

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Nov 25 23:29:54 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-11-25 at 15:27 -0800, Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
> From: Tariq Ismail Dalvi Sent: November 25, 2009 15:21
> > 
> > I am facing same problem but with CentOS 5.4 and BIND 9.3.6 while I
> > was having 5.3 named was working fine but now it give me same error in
> > Service configuration panel to start named I have to reboot the system
> > but if I give Service named restart it stops and fails to start only I
> > can use service named reload on command line.
> Thank you for your reply but your problem seems to be different than
> mine. "service named start" and "service named restart" work fine on
> my system it is the "rndc start" which is failing.
are you running chroot?

do you have reference to 'include rndc.key' in your named.conf?

can chroot named.conf read the key?


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