location for master file dump

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Sun May 27 18:25:36 UTC 2018

>On Sun, May 27, 2018 at 09:13:30AM +0100,
>   André Rodier via bind-users wrote:
>> In the end, I finally used /var/cache/bind as the directory for bind9,
>> and I do not have the error from AppArmor any more. Also, I did not
>> want to loose the time I invested in the configuration.
>> However, I kept my domain definition file in /etc/bind, with read only
>> permissions, and used a symbolic link in /var/cache/bind. This is the
>> safest way I found to keep apart configuration and dynamic data.

On 27.05.18 08:06, /dev/rob0 wrote:
>You're apparently misunderstanding what a zone file is.  It's a data
>file, not a configuration file.  It properly belongs under /var, not
>under /etc.

master files may be stored in /etc - unless the zones are to bemodified by
server, e.g. dynamic updates or signing.

however, the rest is true. 

I dislike when server process wants to modify its own config file.
that's admin's job.

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