How to stop the BIND/NAMED service from listening and resolving IPv6 addresses

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Issue

  • How to stop the BIND/NAMED service from listening and resolving IPv6 addresses
  • The Bind/Named service is Listening on IPv6 address and logs the following message.

    connection refused resolving 'ns1.domain.tld/AAAA/IN': XX.XX.XX.XX#53
    
  • How can Bind service be configured to listen only on IPv4 address?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL):
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
  • bind

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