[SATLUG] help setting up a DNS server with bind9

redpill toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Sat Sep 5 11:59:26 CDT 2009


On Sat, 2009-09-05 at 11:56 -0500, redpill wrote:
> 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 
> 

you know what never mind.  I gotta get this up and running, Ill do it
the tried and true way and be more wary of tutorial from the
hot-to-forge in the future

thanks for the help
Todd



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