From RHEL to CentOS BIND 9

Adam Tkac atkac at
Wed Dec 5 14:42:14 UTC 2007

On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 08:25:23AM -0600, isplist at wrote:
> > That being said named has access to only a few directories that it can write
> > to all under /var/named/chroot.
> > 
> > /var/named/data
> > /var/named/slave
> Do you mean that I should still change the default installation permissions to 
> give named full rw access to these? I would have thought the installer would 
> do this by default and that users would not need to get into having to change 
> permissions and so on. I can't believe I've been at this two days now :).

You should put your slave zones into /var/named/slave directory. Those
directories have correct perms. Also SELinux allows named to write
only there.


Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.

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