[CentOS] rndc start fails with "rndc: connect failed:connection refused"
Hugh E Cruickshank
hugh at forsoft.com
Wed Nov 25 23:36:09 UTC 2009
From: John R. Dennison Sent: November 25, 2009 15:26
> You are going through entirely too many steps.
> 1) Edit zone file
> 2) rndc reload foo.com
I will give that a try.
> 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.
Thanks very much for your informative reply.
Hugh E Cruickshank, Forward Software, www.forward-software.com
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