Logs for chrooted bind?

Scott Lambert lambert at lambertfam.org
Thu Nov 18 02:59:22 UTC 2004

On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 01:19:45AM +0000, John Oliver wrote:
> I have a Fedora Core 2 box with its stock bind-9.2.3 running chrooted.
> I'm not seeing any logs added to /var/log/messages for bind.  I added a
> var/log/messages in the chrooted directory, but it isn't writing there,
> either.  What am I missing?

Configure your syslog daemon to open a socket inside the chroot.

FreeBSD system:
39430 ?? Ss     0:00.00 /usr/sbin/syslogd -l /var/run/log -l /chroot/named/var/run/log -s
75621 ?? Is     0:00.21 /usr/sbin/named -u bind -g bind -t /chroot/named

Scott Lambert                    KC5MLE                       Unix SysAdmin
lambert at lambertfam.org

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