Telling rndc Which IP Address to Use

Barry Finkel bsfinkel at
Wed Jan 19 21:13:34 UTC 2011

I have a master DNS server that has two IP addresses - one used for
DNS and one used for non-DNS.  On that master I run rndc to load
zones on slave servers.  On the slave servers I have

               inet a.b.c.d port 953
                allow {; e.f.g.h; } keys { "rndc-key';};

Where "e.f.g.h" is the DNS address for the master server.  Is there a
way on the master to run rndc and tell rndc which IP address to use?
Or do I have to put the non-DNS address of the master in the "controls"
directive on the slaves.  I am running 9.7.2-P3.  Thanks.
Barry S. Finkel
Computing and Information Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory          Phone:    +1 (630) 252-7277
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