Installing bind in CentOS 6 64 bit

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grifs71
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Installing bind in CentOS 6 64 bit

Post by grifs71 » 2011/11/11 23:23:21

In the new version of CentOS 6 when you install bind it creates extra directories and I am a bit confused over which ones to create a symlink to the following:

/etc/named.conf
the the file resides in /var/named/chroot/etc/named.conf

From CentOS 5.7
64 bit

[mjedy@ns1 ~]$ ls -l /etc/named.conf
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 32 Jul 8 2010 /etc/named.conf -> /var/named/chroot/etc/named.conf


In CentOS 6 with bind 64 bit

where do you create the symlink to what directory?


Will my existing named configuration work in the new release?

Any help/advice would be appreciated.

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Re: Installing bind in CentOS 6 64 bit

Post by TrevorH » 2011/11/12 00:47:58

Did you install the bind-chroot package?

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Installing bind in CentOS 6 64 bit

Post by grifs71 » 2011/11/14 02:27:27

Correct, I installed the bind-chroot package as well.

The current CentOS 5 64 bit servers are setup this way as well.

all of the zone files are in /var/named/chroot/var/named
the named.conf is in /var/named/chroot/etc (then I created the symlink in /etc/named.conf
in the CentOS 5 name servers

I was going to do the same setup in CentOS6 as well, however there is extra directories not present in 5.

I am a bit confused over where to symlink the named.conf file and if any mods were needed to make it work.

I read where the release 5 bind configuration would not work in 6?

any advice/help would be great or if someone migrated and what needed to be changed in bind for it to work correctly

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Re: Installing bind in CentOS 6 64 bit

Post by grifs71 » 2011/12/30 19:20:18

Just following up, have you installed bind in CentOS 6.2 ?

or has anyone migrated to 6 yet with their bind config from 5

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