From RHEL to CentOS BIND 9

Adam Tkac atkac at
Wed Dec 5 15:33:51 UTC 2007

On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 09:07:05AM -0600, isplist at wrote:
> > I'm not sure why you don't use standard distribution scripts and
> > setup. If you really need this uncommon setup then compile BIND
> > yourself from source. In other case try:
> I'm not sure how I'm ending up with a non standard setup. It's not what I've 
> been wanting. I have no need for anything special, I just wanted to install a 
> new replacement primary to take over from my current primary. 
> > - $yum install bind
> > - configure /etc/named.conf
> > - add zones to /var/named{,slaves}
> > - run restorecon on all modified files if you're using SELinux
> > - if you want chroot install bind-chroot package
> > - run $service named start
> Maybe I should re-install and start from scratch since this seems to be 
> totally messed up now. Do you feel it might be best to start over before I do 
> the above?
> Mike

I think start from scratch will be fastest and easiest way how fix
it (especially when you modified perms etc). It will take
about 5 minutes if you have zone files and named.conf :)


Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.

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