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Greg Mathews wrote:

> Hi
> If this isn't the right list for this I appologise now
> To restart named etc I've been using the command line
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/named restart

Try: rndc exec

> but recently this has stopped working, ie restart will stop named but
> doesn't restart it again
> when I attempt to start named using rndc it returns the error
> 'rndc: connect failed: connection refused'

Rndc works by sending a control message to named. If named isn't
running, there's nothing for it to connect to in order to send the
message. To start named you should just run named itself.

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
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