RNDC with BIND 9.2.1 under Win2K

Danny Mayer mayer at gis.net
Thu Jun 13 05:30:18 UTC 2002

At 03:34 PM 6/7/02, Al Gaspar wrote:

>I have just installed a BIND 9.2.1 server on a Win2K box.  It seems to
>be running just fine.  However, when I try to run rndc against it, I
>get an error.  I figure that I must have something configured wrong.
>I tried 'rndc -s servername stats', and I get the following error:
>errno2result.c:61: unable to convert errno to isc_result:  10057:
>Socket is not connected
>rndc: send failed: connection refused
>I presume that I somehow need to authorize the connection, but I don't
>see how.  I have bind installed in the default location for Windows:
>c:\winnt\system32\dns.  My named.conf and rndc.key files are located
>in the etc subdirectory below that.  My zone files are all in a named
>subdirectory beneath dns as well.  I have created a resolv.conf file
>in c:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc with my three name servers and their
>addresses.  Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

named is not listening on the requested command channel. You need to
add the inet option in the controls paragraph of your named.conf file.
when you run rndc-confgen to generate the rndc.conf file, it also tells you
what to add to the named.conf file. You can also see the ARM for details.

>Al Gaspar


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