[Pdns-users] pdns-recursor 4.0.0alpha2 Service cant be stopped.

Pieter Lexis pieter.lexis at powerdns.com
Wed Apr 27 15:29:15 UTC 2016

Hi Alejandro,

On Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:08:21 +0000
Alejandro Adroher Mellado <alejandro.adroher at omniaccess.com> wrote:

> I've installed this 4.0.0-alpha2 Recursor versiĆ³n and I'm having some errors stopping or restarting the service.
> The fact is when I try to stop the service, the service keeps running. When I restart the service, it cannot be restarted because it cannot be stopped.
> Restart Exception: Resolver binding to server socket on port 8053 for xx.xx.xx.xx: Address already in use
> The only way to stop it is killing the process.
> To add some information, I saw two files on root folder, maybe is wrong place for they
>    0 srwxr-xr-x   1 root pdns    0 Apr 27 16:35 pdns_recursor.controlsocket
> 4.0K -rw-r--r--   1 root pdns    5 Apr 27 16:35 pdns_recursor.pid
> The only way I found to solve this issue is disabling the "chroot=./" setting.

I think this works better if you use a full path for the `chroot`-setting. Could
you try that?

Best regards,


Pieter Lexis
PowerDNS.COM BV -- https://www.powerdns.com

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