Viewing DNS Caching server's cache under Bind 9
william+dns at hq.newdream.net
Tue Oct 9 00:50:38 UTC 2001
> I have a simple caching server that i think is working ok but i would
> like to see its current cache db in memory. I have seen people say use
> "ndc named_dump.db" or something like that but i can't find ndc in my
> bind 9 installation so i was wondering if there is a new/different way
> of doing this.
you need to use rndc instead. to do this you will need to create a
rndc.conf file and add some stuff to your named.conf file. there is
documentation on how to do this in the man pages and ARM.
if you have a late enough version of bind9 you can use 'rndc-confgen'
which will save you a bunch of effort.
once you've set that up, you will be able to do what you're asking.
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