Generating /etc/rndc.key

Posted February 14, 2014 6.5k views
Hi All, I don't know if this is default on VPS of DO. But i never used it and see when i reboot my VPS it take LONG time at this point Generating /etc/rndc.key Can i stop this service safe ? Or is it needed for something?

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This is a by product of setting up BIND DNS. If you generate the key manually, it should resolve this. Run:

rndc-confgen -a -r /dev/urandom