Ronald I. Nutter wrote:
> I am setting up a new DNS server at our college. I am new to Linux so
> please bear with me as I learn. I get named to start but see the
> following error in messages when trying to transfer a zone from the
> primary dns server -


> Oct 18 13:36:36 pippin named: named startup succeeded
> Oct 18 13:36:37 pippin named[16237]: dumping master file:
> tmp-XXXXyGPpIo: open: permission denied
> Oct 18 13:36:37 pippin named[16237]: transfer of
> 'georgetowncollege.edu/IN' from 68.208.176.2#53: failed while receiving
> responses: permission denied
> Oct 18 13:36:37 pippin named[16237]: transfer of
> 'georgetowncollege.edu/IN' from 68.208.176.2#53: end of transfer


> The server I am setting up will be a secondary DNS. I am going through
> the Oreilly book I have and doing some googling but so far no luck.


> ron


Your nameserver has no write-rights in the location pointed out=20
by the "file" statement for the zone.

Reason might be that bind could be run as a non-root user. Give the direc=
tory
write permissions for user(bind) or group(bind)=20



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