Speaking of Bind: installworld changed directory owner

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Sep 23 20:40:40 PDT 2004

Matthew Seaman writes:

>  Why do you think /etc/namedb should be owned by the bind user?

	Because I read - not sure where, might have been the O'Reilly
book - a) the first step in securing bind is running as !root
(i.e. user "bind") and b) the bind directory needs to be owned by
that user.
	Now maybe I'm mis-remembering, or mis-read in the first place
... but I'm not pulling this out of thin air.

			Robert Huff

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