[SATLUG] help setting up a DNS server with bind9

redpill toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Sat Sep 5 11:56:48 CDT 2009


On Sat, 2009-09-05 at 11:39 -0500, Jeremy Mann wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 11:16 AM, redpill<toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> 
> > thanks for the quick response Jeremy, I thought it was best to ask.  I
> > did what you said and now I am getting a permission error. So naturally
> > I changed the ownership to bind (chmod -R bind:bind /var/run/bind/run)
> > as well and then chmod 666 /var/run/bind/run. yet, I am still getting a
> > permission error when i try to start bind9.
> > any ideas?
> 
> The bind user and group should be "named" not bind.
> 
I tried chown -R named:named /var/run/bind/run and I get an invalid
user.  should i create this user? or should I save myself the further
headache and just reinstall? 

Todd 



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