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Old 07-21-2011, 09:07 AM   #1
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Changing the IP address of the primary DNS.

If I change the primary ip address for DNS, do I need to reboot the server?
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No, but you need to bounce the network services.
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Hi -

Q: If I change the primary ip address for DNS, do I need to reboot the server?
A: No.

If you have a command-line only server, you'd typically:
a) manually edit /etc/resolv.conf
... then ...
b) type "/etc/init.d/network restart" (both commands as "root")

If you have a GUI, you'd just change the DNS server address and be done. The GUI should automagically do the rest of the work for you.

'Hope that helps .. PSM


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