multiple instances of NSD

Erik Rozendaal erik at
Sun Aug 8 08:31:52 UTC 2004

Phil Howard wrote:

> I'm trying to set up a machine which will be running multiple instances
> of NSD to serve different sets of zones from different interfaces.  What
> I'm running into is that I can't specify different PID files to refer to
> on the command line.
> Are there any shortcuts or do I need to go write a patch?

The pidfile should be an option, but currently isn't.  A patch would be 
welcome.  The nsdc script should also be patched.  You can also write a 
bug report and we'll work on a patch.

> Any other implications of multiple instances?

Not that I'm aware of.


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