connection refused

Jim Reid jim at
Thu Mar 8 12:03:21 UTC 2001

>>>>> "Eric" == CHAMPAGNE Eric TPC-SRD <eric.champagne at> writes:

    Eric> After successfully installing bind 9.1.1rc3 on a Solaris 6
    Eric> box, i'm having trouble reloadind it with rndc.  When i make
    Eric> a ndc reload i get : rndc: connect: connection refused

    Eric> # rndc reload rndc: connect: connection refused

    Eric> With a netstat -an i can't see any TCP listner on port 953.

Add a controls{} statement to named.conf telling the name server to
create that listener socket. The server doesn't do that by default.

BTW, both name servers for are unreachable.

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