read-access for zonefiles?

phn at phn at
Tue Jun 25 08:21:31 UTC 2002

Patrick Viola <pviola at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> yesterday a workmate asked me, if I could give read permissions for the 
> zonefiles to him. In the 8 Versions I do this with something like that ...

> controls { unix "/var/run/ndc" perm 0660 owner 25 group 1000; };

> But in Version 9 this configcommand exist's no longer.
> How can I give readpermissions to a workmate without give rootaccess to him?

To be able to run rndc your mate needs readaccess to /etc/rndc.conf ( and
everything included from there). He/she also needs write permissions
on the zonefiles ( and possibly the directory where the zonefiles lives).

>   ~Patrick Viola

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