BIND FreeBSD 4.9

Mathias Samuelson mathias.samuelson at
Wed Feb 18 15:41:15 PST 2004

Randy Rowe wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 07:35, Sidnei Rodrigo Basei wrote:
>>I´ve problems witch BIND configuration in FreeBSD-4.9. Any one knows a 
>>GOOD help to configure ?
>>I configured the named.conf , locahost.rev and myzone and myzone.rev... 
>>without errors.... but when I type "nslookup", it not can connect to 
>>BIND server....
>>allow all from any to any
>>thank you
> Have you enabled named in /etc/rc.conf? The appropriate lines are:
> named_enable="YES"               # Run named, the DNS server (or NO).
> named_flags="-u bind -g bind -t /etc/namedb /etc/named.conf"

If you use that 'named_flags', you also need to create user and group 
'bind'. /etc/namedb needs to be readable+writable by that user. 
/etc/named.conf needs to be readable by the user.

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