Difference between netstat & rndc status

Feng He shorttag at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 11:04:47 UTC 2011

2011/7/3 Bind <bind at dci.ir>:
> Hello Admins
> When i run :
> #netstat -an |grep udp |wc
> it returns a number which is lower than the output of rndc status recursive
> clients.
> what is the difference between netstat -an |grep udp |wc(open udp ports to
> dns server) and amount of recursice clients in the rndc status command?

Not the same stuff at all.
netstat -an|grep udp shows the UDP concurrent connections currently.

> recursive clients: 1497/9900/10000

This shows the history count of DNS replying.


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