listen-to clusterIP address

paul paul at
Wed Jun 5 19:06:28 UTC 2013

Thanks for the quick reply. rndc reconfig has the same problem as a
restart. I need to automatically listen to the new ip address without
manual intervention. On Wed, 2013-06-05 at 09:14 +0100, Phil Mayers
> On 06/05/2013 07:37 PM, paul wrote:
> > Hi. I have a two node active passive cluster serving webpages. When a
> > failover occurs, I have to restart named on the now active node because
> You don't have to restart it. "rndc reconfig" will re-check the IPs on 
> the machine and re-listen.
> > the cluster Ip was not available when named originally started even
> > though I have listen-to the cluster ip listed in my named.conf. Is there
> > a way to make named listen-to an ip address that is not yet available?
> No. This has come up before - the bind listen-on statement is an ACL 
> which is matched against the list of IPs on the box, not a list of IPs 
> passed to the bind() syscall. There are various solutions, but "rndc 
> reconfig" is the right one IMO.
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