[nsd-users] reloading NSD zone configuration
wouter at NLnetLabs.nl
Fri Feb 11 13:20:24 CET 2011
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On 02/01/2011 08:37 AM, Jan-Piet Mens wrote:
zone changes are a common feature request.
> Alternatively, can you confirm that a safe procedure for adding or
> removing zones in nsd.conf remains as so:
> 1. Add/remove zone definitions from nsd.conf
> 2. nsdc rebuild
> 3. nsdc restart
> I note that a `rebuild' signals a running NSD, but we've experienced
> "can't bind udp socket: Address already in use" messages when doing so,
> whereupon the server doesn't start up: "server initialization failed,
> nsd could not be started". (NSD version 3.2.7.)
> Will a rebuild also "patch", in other words, will it merge changes
> received during AXFR/IXFR?
No, rebuild does not do that, for that you need to run nsdc patch, or
nsd-patch (nsdc patch also signals a reload to the running server).
If you add a secondary zone, you can issue the restart without the
rebuild, just provide an empty zonefile, and it starts a zonetransfer.
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