RNDC for non-root users

Mark_Andrews at isc.org Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Thu Oct 4 23:47:31 UTC 2001

> Ame <luame at freemail.it> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm writing a web interface in perl for editing DND zones. How I can reload
> > a zone ("rndc reload domain.tld") when Apache runs not as root?
> > Thanks for ideas.
> rndc does not have to run as root. ndc ( for bind-8 needs to be root)

	No ndc doesn't.  I has to be run by whoever has permision to 
	write to the control socket.  This is usually root but it
	doesn't have to be.

	Only start and restart have to be run as root.

Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
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