Proper way to run bind9
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Tue Sep 28 03:46:56 PDT 2004
At 2:55 AM -0700 2004-09-28, Doug Barton wrote:
>> The man page for named(8) says:
>> "In routine operation, signals should not be used to control the name-
>> server; rndc should be used instead."
> That same man page then defines the behavior for SIGINT and SIGTERM.
> Killing named with a signal in this case is harmless, and should be
> functionally equivalent to 'rndc stop', except in those cases where
> rndc is buggered for some reason.
Signals may currently be supported, but I guarantee you that they
will be going away. Get used to using rndc now. If you don't, you
*will* come to grief over this matter.
Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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