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First problem is you are using fedora. The people that build rpms can tell the rpm to place the config files anywhere. It may be in /etc/bind/named.conf, it might be in /etc/named/named.conf, and it could still be somewhere else. I would run this command to find it:
find /etc -name named.conf -print
You can also use the yum package manager to install BIND. The command
If you did a full installation of FC6 then its definitely installed and the main files are usually located in CD1. Also in FC6 the bind packages are by default installed in chroot-environment so the location will be like
/etc/named.conf -> /var/named/chroot/etc/named.conf
/var/named/rndc.key -> /var/named/chroot/etc/rndc.key
/var/named/named.local -> /var/named/chroot/var/named/named.local
... and so on.
Also check whether named service is installed or not by
# ntsysv or,
by running an rpm query like
# rpm -qa | grep bind*
I am having the same problme, except I use CentOS5. I'm new to BIND, and want to learn the tricks. But all the materials I read mention /etc/named.conf. It doesn't exist on my system after I've installed bind, bind-utils, caching-nameserver, system-config-bind, bind-chroot, bind-devel, bind-libbind-devel, bind-libs and bind-sdb with yum.
can't believe nobody encountered the same problem except us. We need people with expertise to give us a solid advice.
Last edited by jfernandez; 10-20-2008 at 01:17 AM.
Pls help to start the named service in linux RHEL5. When i am trying to start with this command(/etc/rc.d/init.d/named start) i am getting this error(Locating /var/named/chroot//etc/named.conf failed
Pls help in this...
Have a good Day..... Rajesh