[CentOS] After BIND update owner changed and restart failed

German Andres Pulido gpulido at gtscolombia.com
Mon Jan 12 05:46:35 UTC 2009


On Saturday 10 January 2009 9:37:43 pm Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I just applied the BIND updates.
>
> Then I fixed the one file that had a second include of named.ca
> (remembered that from last time) and did a 'service named restart', and
> it failed.  In messages I found:
>
> Jan 10 21:31:17 z9m9z named[31001]: loading configuration from
> '/etc/named.conf'
> Jan 10 21:31:17 z9m9z named[31001]: /etc/named.conf:11: open:
> /etc/named.acl: permission denied
> Jan 10 21:31:17 z9m9z named[31001]: loading configuration: permission
> denied Jan 10 21:31:17 z9m9z named[31001]: exiting (due to fatal error)
>
>
> Oh, I remember this from the last update...  So off to
> /var/named/chroot/etc and do a 'chown named:named *' then named started.
>
> This apparent changing of file ownership in installing a new set of bind
> updates so that named cannot access the files seems like something is
> broken somewhere.
>

Hi!

This is really strange, I run two different servers with Centos 5.2 and the 
bind provided by centos, and after aplying the latest bind updates, the 
service restarted with no issues at all, so it seems the updates are not 
broken for everybody.


Cordialmente,


GERMAN ANDRES PULIDO F.
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