Journal open failed.

smallpond at smallpond at
Wed Jun 14 16:16:12 UTC 2006

kalyanasundaram S wrote:
> I am using bind 9.3.2
> I am able to add host detail via yast.
> but while trying from nsupdate it is giving me the error "journal open failed: Unexpected error"
> in the same way i am trying to delete some host it is giving the error
> update
> master/ does not exist creating it
> permission denied
> updating zone : Journal open failed: Unexpected Errir
> i have set mode (777) for the /var/lib/named    abd /var/lib/named/master  and /var/lib/named/master/  too..
> why it is saying permission denied..
> and i have made the statements
>   allow-update{ any; };
> in that zone also..
> i am able to lookup the host using nslookup
> can anybody help me on this
> thanks in advance,
>  -"kalyan"

YaST, or any setup tool, is great when it works but teaches you
nothing about how to fix things when they go wrong.

Please post your /etc/named.conf and /etc/sysconfig/named files.

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