Query on /var/named/chroot jail and Permissions

Tris Hoar trishoar at bgfl.org
Fri Jul 3 14:06:45 UTC 2015

On 03/07/2015 10:39, Harshith Mulky wrote:
> I have currently Installed bind-9.8.2-0.17.rc1.el6.x86_64
> Earlier when I used to copy the Zone files to /var/named Directory,
> they were automatically getting copied the /var/named/chroot/var/named
> directory and
> Any changes in the zone files in /var/named directory would
> automatically replicate in /var/named/chroot/var/named
> I have not created any Soft Links in /var/named directory.
> Somehow something got corrupted in the DNS Server
> I did  "yum remove bind*"
> and later did
> "yum install bind*"
> But now, the replication is not happening between
> /var/named/chroot/var/named and /var/named directories
> My Question is:
> Is there a way to create this chroot Jail without creating softlinks in
> /var/named Directory for /var/named/chroot/

You probably remove the bind-chroot package when you removed bind. Try 
reinstalling it.


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