named.conf no longer being created??

James Sunshine james.sunshine at
Fri Sep 21 04:24:41 MDT 2012

Fantastic.  I'll try that.  Thanks so much.


James Sunshine
+254 (0)704-152-472

> -----Original Message-----
> From: d.dario76 at
> Sent: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:51:32 +0200
> To: james.sunshine at
> Subject: Re: named.conf no longer being created??
> Hi James,
> On Fri, 2012-09-21 at 08:50 +0000, James H. Sunshine wrote:
>> I'm new to this newsgroup, and only have 7 days history so if this topic
>> has already been covered, a note to that effect is appreciated.  A
>> pointer to the topic/date would be fantastic.
>> I've been offline since around alpha22 or 24 (don't remember exactly),
>> but I recently got back online and updated my repo.  I've now noticed
>> that named.conf is no longer being created by the provisioning.  I can
>> provide my build script, or just the provisioning line from it, should
>> it
>> be needed.  I've chosen this newsgroup since this is a technically
>> specific question.
>> If it is felt this is better placed in a different group, please let me
>> know.
>> Thanks.
> a provision on a rc1 or latest git build should default to internal DNS.
> I guess that with internal DNS named.conf won't be created.
> If you want to use bind flatfile or dlz solutions you have to add the
> --dns-backend=BIND9_FLATFILE or --dns-backend=BIND9_DLZ option and I
> guess that named.conf will be created by provision.
> I'm not sure if this is the solution but hope this helps.
> Cheers,
> Daniele.

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