I have seen this on my Red Hat 8.0 DNS
server. Most of the time I can /etc/init.d/named stop and then start will
work. Sometimes though I have to send a kill and the start the service. I don’t
know why and I am way over worked to find out why. You can also do the Windows
thing and reboot the box.
From: Milver S. Nisay
Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 7:39
Subject: [vox-tech] rndc: connect
failed: connection refused
one of my DNS box is up and
running well. however, issuing a restart or a status named command
rndc: connect failed: connection
i cannot stop the named BUT i can
start it well. reload fails and status fails also.
anyone with the same experience?
AMAP, i do not want to have a BIND upgrade.