Proper way to run bind9
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Fri Sep 24 11:08:20 PDT 2004
| Jeremy Chadwick jdc at parodius.com |
| Parodius Networking http://www.parodius.com/ |
| UNIX Systems Administrator Mountain View, CA, USA |
| Making life hard for others since 1977. |
On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 09:20:56AM -0700, Grover Lines wrote:
> Just wondering what the correct rc.conf options should be used for the
> new bind9. I have it working but using the default
> named_pidfile="/var/run/named/pid" I get to many levels of symlinks
> error, so I just made it /var/run/named and it works.
> What I have right now is
> named_flags="-c /etc/namedb/named.conf"
> I mean I have it running no problem. I just want to have it running
> securly the correct way, and since its new there really are no guides.
> named_enable="NO" # Run named, the DNS server (or NO).
> named_program="/usr/sbin/named" # path to named, if you want a different
> named_flags="-u bind" # Flags for named
> named_pidfile="/var/run/named/pid" # Must set this in named.conf as well
> named_chrootdir="" # Chroot directory (or "" not to auto-
> chroot it)
> named_chroot_autoupdate="YES" # Automatically install/update chrooted
> # components of named.
> See /etc/rc.d/named.
> named_symlink_enable="YES" # Symlink the chrooted pid file
> Grover Lines
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