Newbie Question : ERROR: dhcp Unable to add forward map from
skalyanasundaram at novell.com
Wed Mar 7 13:09:21 UTC 2007
>>> On 3/7/2007 at 4:01 PM, in message <200703071031.VAA13789 at lager.uniq.com.au>,
Glenn Satchell <Glenn.Satchell at uniq.com.au> wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2007 12:43:40 +0530 (IST)
>>From: dhcp2003 <dhcp2003-dhcp2003 at yahoo.co.in>
>>Subject: Newbie Question : ERROR: dhcp Unable to add forward map from
>>To: dhcp-users at isc.org
>>I am not able figure out that my why do I get following errors?
>>dhcp: Unable to add forward map from "computername" to 10.20.155.196
>>named  /etc/namedb/dishs.net.jnl : create permission denied.
>>Is there any relationship between these two messages?
>>Please help me out of this chaos, I can submit my configuration filles for
>>Is it related to hosts file?
> Wild guess here. named is often run as a non-root user, eg look for the
> running named process. The user is specified with the -u option, eg
> named -u bind is common, and in that case the user would be 'bind'.
> Make sure this user has write permission on the directory /var/named
> and all the files in it.
> The dhcp error likely flows on form the error status returned from the
> failed update.
I had the similar situation. I had AppArmor profile for dns which does not have permission to create file in the directory. But I had used sles. Check out you have something similar to that . (Use rcapparmor status)
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