Can't find named_dump.db

Chris Buxton chris.p.buxton at
Mon Dec 3 17:46:40 UTC 2012

On Dec 3, 2012, at 7:41 AM, Daniele Imbrogino wrote:

> Using BIND 9.8.1 on Ubuntu 12.04, I try to save the server cache using the command "sudo rndc dumpdb -cache" (without quotes, obviously), but then I can't find the file "/etc/bind/named_dump.db" being "/etc/bind/" the working directory of the server.

Look in /var/cache/bind. That's the working directory for the bind9 package default configuration. (To see this, use 'grep directory /etc/bind/named.conf.options'.)

Chris Buxton
BlueCat Networks

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