sig_named - send signals to the domain name server
sig_named [-v] [debug [+] debug-level | dump | kill | restart | stats |
sig_named sends the appropriate signal to the domain name server
/usr/sbin/named. The process ID is obtained from /var/run/named.pid
or from ps(1) if /var/run/named.pid does not exist.
sig_named recognizes the following options and command-line arguments:
-v Verify that the name server is running before
sending the signal. The verification is done
using ps (see ps(1)).
Set the debugging output sent to
/var/tmp/named.run to debug-level. If debugging
is already on, it is turned off before the debug
level is set. If + precedes debug-level, the
current debugging level is raised by the amount
indicated. If debug-level is zero, debugging is
dump Signal the name server to dump its database. The
database is dumped to /var/tmp/named_dump.db.
kill Kill the name server process.
restart Signal the name server to reload its database.
stats Remove the old statistics file,
/var/tmp/named.stats. Signal the name server to
dump its statistics. Show the statistics file on
the standard output.
trace Toggles tracing of incoming queries to
sig_named was developed by HP.
/var/run/named.pid Process ID
/var/tmp/named.run Debug output
/var/tmp/named_dump.db Dump of the name server database
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/var/tmp/named.stats Nameserver statistics data
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