rndc reconfig does not work

benjamin fernandis benjo11111 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 16:45:57 UTC 2012

Hi Phil,

I only added forwarders IP Into global configuration, but reload is not working.

My os is centos 6.


On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 5:38 PM, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 12/29/2012 11:09 AM, Carsten Strotmann wrote:
>> For some configuration changes (for example change of IP addresses to
>> listen on, change of fundamental operations, new log-file entries) the
>> BIND nameserver requires a full restart, esp. if BIND is running as an
>> non-privileged user (not "root"), as some configuration steps require
>> root access (like opening network sockets on port 53).
> Just to note, this specific change (new IPs) can be done with just reconfig
> on some platforms (e.g. Linux) as bind uses underlying OS mechanisms to
> listen on ports < 1024 as an unprivileged user.
> But the general point stands that "reconfig" only does a subset of tasks.
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