BIND 9 unix domain sockets

Chris Buxton cbuxton at
Thu Jun 12 23:50:08 UTC 2008

On Jun 12, 2008, at 2:28 PM, JINMEI Tatuya / 神明達哉 wrote:
> At Sun, 20 Apr 2008 21:30:25 -0400,
> Chris Buxton <cbuxton at> wrote:
>> The ARM documents that BIND 9 now supports Unix domain sockets for
>> control channels, in addition to inet sockets. But it does not
>> document how such a socket may be used. Is there any documentation of
>> this resurrected feature, other than the source code itself?
> I've not done a thorough search, but if it's very unlikely that one
> can find more detailed documentation somewhere else.  Are you
> suggesting the ARM be updated to provide more detailed usage?

Yes, that would be good, don't you think?

Many of us non-programmers are curious about features like this. If  
there's no easy way to use this feature, the ARM could at least say so.

Chris Buxton
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