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Bind Security: Transaction Signatures (TSIG) Configuration got error message

rawandnet asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
Bind Security: Transaction Signatures (TSIG) Configuration
After creating secret key and creating rndc.key file. I issued rndc reload

rndc.key file
key "TRANSFER" {
          algorithm hmac-md5;
          secret "74l95HfTv+9XWMCj+qMxhQ==";

server {
        keys {


rndc: error: /etc/rndc.key:6: unknown option 'server'
rndc: could not load rndc configuration

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I have renamed rndc.key to rndc.conf, this time i got.

"rndc: neither /etc/rndc.conf nor /etc/rndc.key was found"


“Service named restart” doesn’t issue an error and will update slave server. But “rndc reload” does’t update slave and shows error:

rndc: error: /etc/rndc.key:6: unknown option 'server'
rndc: could not load rndc configuration


thanks for your help, the problem was the file name as you said.

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