FW: Logging channel: FILE NOT FOUND

Peter DrakeUnderkoffler bind at ratgut.com
Tue May 2 14:31:37 UTC 2006

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Are you running in a jail?  If so, then the file path starts at where ever the jail
is.  So if your named is running with the options say:

  "-t /some/jail/path"

Then your log file should be



Peter DrakeUnderkoffler
Xinupro, LLC

Cliff Hayes wrote:
> This is probably the simplest question ever, but it is real and I am unable
> to use any logging, which I need.  I already had done the chown below
> (thanks anyway).  Can someone please help?
> Cliff
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aklist_bind at enigmedia.com [mailto:aklist_bind at enigmedia.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 28, 2006 10:19 AM
> To: Cliff Hayes
> Subject: Re: Logging channel: FILE NOT FOUND
> did you chown the file to named? It can't write to the file if it doesn't
> own it.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Cliff Hayes" <chayes at afo.net>
> To: <bind-users at isc.org>
> Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2006 11:37 AM
> Subject: Logging channel: FILE NOT FOUND
>>I am a new Bind user.  I have set up a DNS server and it is working, but I
>>need to see logs.
>>I un-commented the logging section of named.conf as follows:
>> channel simple_log {
>>   file "/var/log/named/bind.log" versions 3 size 5m;
>>   severity warning;
>>   print-time yes;
>>   print-severity yes;
>>   print-category yes;
>> };
>> category default{
>>   simple_log;
>> };
>>And when I do, I get the following in /var/log/messages:
>>Apr 27 09:37:23 ns2 named[8557]: logging channel 'simple_log' file
>>'/var/log/named/bind.log': file not found
>>I have tried everything I know:
>>- changing directory permissions for /var/log & /var
>>- changing file permissions
>>- creating a blank file ahead of time
>>- changing the name of the file in the logging section
>>No matter what I do, the result is always the same.
>>Please help,
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