Questions on bind-chroot

Tony Finch dot at
Mon Jun 13 15:04:06 UTC 2016

Harshith Mulky <harshith.mulky at> wrote:

> Is it necessary for named.conf in the chroot path and /etc path to be same

If they aren't the same, at some point in the future you or your
colleagues are going to get very confused about which one is the right

> I have 2 different named.conf in both the paths and when I am running
> the, service named restart, I see the named service starting from the
> chroot path. Is that correct?

There isn't much standardization of BIND init scripts. Some of them try to
keep in-chroot and out-of-chroot configuration in sync, some don't, maybe
depending on how the script is configured. So I can't give you a direct
answer; you should read your init script carefully.

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