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How to reload your zone files 28 June 1999
|This article talks about how to tell named to reload your zone files.|
is the name daemon control interface. You can use it to send various signals to the
name server. In the past I've always used kill or killall to
restart named. But lately I've started using ndc to achive the
same thing. Here's how:
I was told this is a much cleaner and better way to achieve a reload and can avoid haning named.
I didn't want to get into a debate with the person. I'd never had a problem with my previous methods. But nonetheless, the control interface is there and exists for a reason. So rather than try to second-guess the system, I've now started using ndc instead.