Getting an error on a very simple DNS configuration

Steven Carr sjcarr at
Wed Apr 8 21:42:23 UTC 2015

> [root at new-dns1 etc]# cat named.conf
> zone "" {
>         type master;
>         file "db.127.0.0";
> };

You're missing the "directory" directive, BIND doesn't know where your
files are.

Above the zone statement add:
    directory "/var/named";

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