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How to check if BIND dns service is running?

bt33 asked
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
How can I check if a service is running in linux? I don't wanna start or stop BIND, just want it's status. Is there a command to check that?
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chkconfig named on

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Wrong command!! wait, ..
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its pgrep named
to check if named is running or not
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telnet to localhost port 53 to see if it's accepting connections

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