Bug 119254 - wrong owner of /var/named which blocks the ZONE transfer
wrong owner of /var/named which blocks the ZONE transfer
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: bind (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-03-27 15:21 EST by Yavor Trapkov
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-28 19:27:41 EST
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Description Yavor Trapkov 2004-03-27 15:21:52 EST
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Description of problem:
drwxr-x--- 2 root named /var/named 

when configured as a secondary, named downloads the DNS Zones to

the following error appears:
  dumping master file" tmp-XXXXYfgsdf: open: permission denied
  failed while receiving responces: permission denied

as the server starts as "named" user and can not write into /var/named

FIX: change drwxr-x--- 2 named named /var/named

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. install bind-
2. define a secondary DNS Zone
3. start the server and see the log file

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2004-03-28 19:27:41 EST
For security reasons the dir has been changed to root:named.  If you
want to down load zone files, you should create a subdirectory,
slaves.  Then chown named:named slaves.  Now set up you named.conf
gile to put the secondary files in there.

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