When the VestaCP NAMED service, refuses to restart & you're pulling your hair out, for 2 hours, wondering why...

So I like the VestaCP control panel a lot. It's pretty easy to use and they seem to have done a good job. Plus it's basically free and when your business runs multiple host VPS servers, CPANEL's $20pm per server, can soon add up.

But of course, you're basically on your own, as a virtual server admin.

My SSH skills have improved a lot over the last 2 decades, but some things are still pretty frustrating, when they go wrong - like DNS ZONE FILES.


But today's 2 hour rabbit hole journey was a little different. My NAMED service had stopped and it would not restart. (more…)

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