[Samba] How to switch from internal DNS to Bind

James lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 15:27:14 UTC 2015

On 12/31/2015 9:55 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 31.12.2015 um 15:43 schrieb James:
>> On 12/30/2015 4:14 PM, Rowland penny wrote:
>>> ./configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man
>>> --infodir=/usr/share/info --sysconfdir=/etc/bind --localstatedir=/var
>>> --enable-threads --enable-largefile --with-libtool --enable-shared
>>> --enable-static --with-openssl=/usr --with-gssapi=/usr
>>> --with-dlopen=yes --with-gnu-ld --enable-ipv6
>>> CFLAGS='-fno-strict-aliasing -DDIG_SIGCHASE -O2'
>>> LDFLAGS='-Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,relro'
>> I seem to have a few errors in my syslog.
>> Dec 31 09:35:17 VMDC1 named[24025]: couldn't mkdir '/var/run/named':
>> Permission denied
>> I compiled using 9.9.8-P2 and your suggested configure options. I see
>> /run is owned by root:root. Should I give group 'named' permission to
>> this folder? It's not documented in the wiki as needed
> nobody but root has a business directly on /run
> you should create the subfolder as any bind-package does
> on modern systems /run is a tmpfs and hence empty at boot
> so it's "tmpfiles" job to re-create them at boot
> that config is typically part of the bind package
> [root at srv-rhsoft:~]$ cat /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/named.conf
> d /run/named 0755 named named -
I seem to be missing the tmpfiles.d folder.

cat: /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/named.conf: No such file or directory

I tried to use locate and didn't receive any results.


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