How do I start / stop / restart the Berkeley Internet Name Daemon (BIND) dns server under Linux operating systems?

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Q. How do I stop recursion (recursive query) under BIND 9 DNS server?

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How do I monitor my BIND 9 (named) server with monit which is chrooted at /var/lib/named directory? How do I restart bind (named) server if it does not respond or dead due to any issues under Debian / Ubuntu Linux?


I‘m on a Dial UP Internet connection under Linux and frequent dial up disconnection causing dns problems. How do I flush DNS cache under UNIX / Linux distribution using a shell prompt?