{Disarmed} Re: Unable to get Zone transfer to work

Adam Tkac atkac at redhat.com
Thu Dec 20 23:15:15 UTC 2007

On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 02:56:50PM -0500, Vincent Yonemitsu wrote:
> Permisions on both directories are the same, but when I change the
> named.conf file to put the the zone file in /var/named it doesn't work,
> when I had it put the zone file in /var/named/slaves it worked fine. the
> permisions on /var/named are identical to /var/named/slaves
> I should mention that /slaves was a directory that autmoatically got
> created during the YUM install of BIND. I haven't ever used it before so I
> just ignored it.
> -- 

Please read http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/FAQ.php, section
called "Red Hat Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) policy security
protections". Also /var/named and /var/named/slaves directory should
have different permissions. /var/named should be only read-only as
by default.


Adam Tkac, Red Hat, Inc.

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