Reload BIND to listen on additional interface?

Klaus Darilion klaus.mailinglists at
Thu Aug 14 14:47:45 UTC 2014

If you manually configure the listen-on IP addresses, that may help:


On 31.07.2014 13:24, Johannes Kastl wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> in the quest to use a master behind a Router with changing IPs, I set
> up a VPN and told bind on both sides to listen on the additional VPN-IPs.
> But, sometimes they are not available at bind startup or the VPN loses
> connection. So, when the VPN connection is ready again, I can let
> OpenVPN run a script. My idea was to use this script to tell bind,
> that it can now bind to the interface again.
> Question now is, which (rndc) command does that? Does a ‘rndc
> reconfig‘ tell BIND to newly bind to the interfaces?
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Johannes
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