New installation of BIND on Oracle Linux

Woodworth, John R John.Woodworth at
Wed Dec 2 09:44:44 UTC 2015

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> From: bind-users-bounces at [bind-users-bounces at] on behalf of John W. Blue [ at]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 7:46 PM
> To: chris liesfield; bind-users at; james.skliros at
> Cc: Laurie Goonan; John Mackenzie
> Subject: RE: New installation of BIND on Oracle Linux
> Chris,
> Regarding the non-start, any chance that named is running in a chroot environment?


I would agree, this is probably a chroot jail issue.  In your example there is a line
>> daemon /usr/local/sbin/named -u named -t /var/named -c /etc/named.conf <<
where the "-t" points to a chroot directory.  I would start there.


> Is this DNS server brand new to you all or is replacing an existing one?  I ask
> because depending on the load that it will see all of those logging statements
> will sure stuff 50M in a hurry.  Our DNS servers see on average around 200 to
> 300 qps and it will fill a 500M file in about 30 min or so.
> John
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