bind/named rndc: connect failed: 127.0.0.1#953: connection refused (solution)

service named status
rndc: connect failed: 127.0.0.1#953: connection refused
named (pid  10557) is running...


Check /var/log/messages:
Jan  4 17:06:22 storagebox named[10753]: none:0: open: /etc/rndc.key: permission denied
Jan  4 17:06:22 storagebox named[10753]: couldn't add command channel 127.0.0.1#953: permission denied
Jan  4 17:06:22 storagebox named[10753]: none:0: open: /etc/rndc.key: permission denied
Jan  4 17:06:22 storagebox named[10753]: couldn't add command channel ::1#953: permission denied


Solution:

chown named.named /etc/rndc.key
service named restart
service named status

It is all good now!

version: 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.47.rc1.el6_8.3
CPUs found: 8
worker threads: 8
number of zones: 20
debug level: 0
xfers running: 0
xfers deferred: 0
soa queries in progress: 0
query logging is OFF
recursive clients: 0/0/1000
tcp clients: 0/100
server is up and running
named (pid  11067) is running...


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