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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.

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