[SWLUG] In a bind with DNS
terry.john at bbc.co.uk
Mon Oct 18 11:45:08 UTC 2010
/var/named/chroot on my quite new fedora system is where you start to
look. Yes it is chrooted.
/var/named/chroot/var/named/ replaces the less secure /var/named for
zone files although it does depend on your named.conf
I'm not sure where /etc/named.conf or /var/named/chroot/etc/named.conf
is in use but I suspect it is the latter. On my system they are the
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Behalf Of Neil Jones
Sent: 18 October 2010 12:14
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Subject: [SWLUG] In a bind with DNS
I have tried googling to very little avail. I am sure someone here
will know the answer straight away.
I have a new virtual server straight out of the box. To start i am
configuring Bind. which is living up to its name!
Iit used to be that I would look at the etc/named.conf file which would
have all its little database files in /var/named/
Now I cannot find what is where.
named.conf seems to be here but it certainly doesnt look like it
the messages file says it si running of a file called
which has an include to
but I still don't really know where the zone files are
this is a locate on one of them
is DNS chrooted by default on this system? It is a new redhat system of
Where do the zone files go?
If anyone can help or point to a decent up to date guide on the web I'd
really appreciate it.
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