> On Dec 19, 2014, at 18:07, Volker Kuhlmann <list0...@paradise.net.nz> wrote: > > pf tables can be populated from FQDNs through pfsense aliases. However > the FQDNs are not re-evaluated and pf tables are not updated after > applying changes to the aliases or filter rules, creating confusion when > setting up rules. The update only happens eventually when the filterdns > background process gets around to it.
Every time alias is changed, a HUP signal is sent do filterdns , and it triggers it to read config again and update aliases. > Is there a way to run a command that does an update immediately, while > the problem is being fixed? > > filterdns is run as > > /usr/local/sbin/filterdns -p /var/run/filterdns.pid -i 300 -c > /var/etc/filterdns.conf -d 1 > > and expects a config file as minimum argument. > > However it always starts up a new instance that keeps running. Is it > possible to tell it to terminate after one update iteration, or do I > need to write a script that kills it after 10 seconds? Thanks. Could you let me know the steps to have multiple filterdns instances running? I couldn’t reproduce it here.  https://github.com/pfsense/pfsense/blob/RELENG_2_2/etc/inc/filter.inc#L394 -- Renato Botelho _______________________________________________ List mailing list List@lists.pfsense.org https://lists.pfsense.org/mailman/listinfo/list