Can't find named_dump.db

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Thu Dec 6 13:51:35 UTC 2012

On 05.12.12 15:07, Daniele Imbrogino wrote:
>Finally I solved it!
>The problem was in the write permission of /etc, while in /var/cache/bind
>it works perfectly!
>Thank you for the assistance!

I hope you did not allow BIND writing to /etc...
(/etc should be writable by admins, not daemons, that's why we use /var)

>> On 03.12.12 21:32, Daniele Imbrogino wrote:
>>> I edited the working directory to /etc/bind because this is the directory
>>> where I have all the zone data files.
>>> If I use the default /var/cache/bind do I have to move also the zone data
>>> files

>2012/12/5 Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar at>
>> no, you will just have to provide full path in zones' filename statements

>>>  I'm saying this because even if the default configuration has
>>> /var/cache/bind as default working directory, all the files are in
>>> /etc/bind by default.

>> it's done this way just to have dumps and core files in /var/cache/bind
>> where named usually can write, instead of /etc where it usually can't (and
>> shouldn't).

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