[CentOS] Caching DNS question

Sat Feb 11 21:23:16 UTC 2006
Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org>

Am Sa, den 11.02.2006 schrieb Paul R. Ganci um 20:19:

> I have caching-nameserver-7.3-3 installed on a Centos 4.2 system. The 
> named.conf file which comes with the install has the following options:
> options {
>         directory "/var/named";
>         dump-file "/var/named/data/cache_dump.db";
>         statistics-file "/var/named/data/named_stats.txt";
>   <comments snipped>
> };
> However, when I look in /var/named/data there is nothing there and for 
> that matter I can't find the dump-file or statistics-file anywhere on 
> the hard drive. I didn't think there was any post install config for 
> caching-nameserver-7.3-3. Is there something I am missing regarding the 
> basic caching-nameserver install that I don't see a dump-file and/or 
> statistics-file?

Those files aren't created automatically. The options settings only tell
bind where to store them. Run

rndc stats
rndc dumpdb

and you'll have those 2 output files.


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