[CentOS] Adding Bind to a workstation build

Wed Feb 8 17:17:39 UTC 2006
Will McDonald <wmcdonald at gmail.com>

On 08/02/06, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
> I need a DNS server in a test environment, so I am adding Bind to my
> notebook build.
> I first did: yum install bind
> rebooted
> yum update
> rebooted
> Now I see named as a service I can start.
> But when I go to /var/named to edit the files (btw, all I want to do
> at this point is to fake out a FQDN expected by a piece of gear), none exist.
> And I doubt that if I start named it would be properly chrooted (as
> it was on a server where I selected named as a service to install).
> So pointers?
> where do I go from here?

# yum grouplist | grep -i dns
# yum groupinfo "DNS Name Server"
Setting up Group Process
Setting up repositories
archive-rhel4-dag         100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
base                      100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
update                    100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
extras                    100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00

Group: DNS Name Server
 Required Groups:
 Mandatory Packages:
 Default Packages:

# yum groupinstall "DNS Name Server"