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NAME

knotd - Knot DNS server daemon

SYNOPSIS

knotd [parameters]

DESCRIPTION

Knot DNS is a high-performance authoritative DNS server. The knotd program is the DNS server daemon.

Options
-c
, --config file

Use a textual configuration file (default is /etc/knot/knot.conf).

-C, --confdb directory

Use a binary configuration database directory (default is /var/lib/knot/confdb). The default configuration database, if exists, has a preference to the default configuration file.

-m, --max-conf-size MiB

Set maximum size of the configuration database (default is 500 MiB, maximum 10000 MiB).

-s, --socket path

Use a remote control UNIX socket path (default is /run/knot/knot.sock).

-d, --daemonize [directory]

Run the server as a daemon. New root directory may be specified (default is /).

-v, --verbose

Enable debug output.

-h, --help

Print the program help.

-V, --version

Print the program version.

Signals
If the knotd process receives a SIGHUP signal, it reloads its configuration and reopens the log files, if they are configured. Upon receiving a SIGINT signal, knotd exits.

EXIT VALUES

Exit status of 0 means successful operation. Any other exit status indicates an error.

SEE ALSO

knot.conf(5), knotc(8), keymgr(8), kjournalprint(8).

AUTHOR

CZ.NIC Labs <https://www.knot-dns.cz>;

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2010–2021, CZ.NIC, z.s.p.o.

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