Blog Archives for category named

view external: query (cache) denied

I have registered my nameserver  at registrar. I have properly updated the zone file in the server. But for some… Continue reading »

/etc/named.conf:1: open: /etc/rndc.key: permission denied

Problem :- If named services is failed to restart and in the logs (/var/log/messages) if you find following logs ==========================================================================… Continue reading »

Starting named: named: user ‘named’ unknown

If you face the above error while starting/restarting named on a cPanel server then follow the below steps : #… Continue reading »

rndc: connect failed: 127.0.0.1#953: connection refused

When trying to restart named we are getting the below error root@server [~]# rndc reload rndc: connect failed: 127.0.0.1#953: connection… Continue reading »

rndc: neither /etc/rndc.conf nor /etc/rndc.key was found

Getting below message on direct admin server while named status is checked :. [root@server ]# service named status rndc: neither… Continue reading »

way to check syntax of zone files

Use the following commands to check syntax of zone files and named conf file respectively: named-checkzone domain.com /var/named/domain.com.db named-checkconf /etc/named.conf

dns_rdata_fromtext: /var/named/domain.com.db:16: near ’192.168.1.2.’: bad dotted quad

I got the following error when checked the zone file for a domain. —————- dns_rdata_fromtext: /var/named/domain.com.db:16: near ’192.168.1.2.’: bad dotted… Continue reading »

rndc: connect failed: 127.0.0.1#953: connection refused

Your servers named service may start to go unresponsive with the following error logs: =========== [root@server ~]# service named restart… Continue reading »