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Old 08-18-2009, 04:17 PM   #1
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BIND9 update killed it

I recently updated bind to whatever its latest version is. And now... it doesn't work.

I haven't been able to find any log files with information in them. It claims to be running when I do:

# /etc/init.d/bind9 status
bind9 is running.

But when I visit any websites hosted on the server, it tries to make me download the PHP file instead of executing this. Normally, I would suspect that this would be an Apache error but Apache seems to be fine. Additionally, Virtualmin (which I shamefully use) reports that bind isn't running.

I'm running BIND 9.6.1-P1, according to named -version. Also, running named-checkconf yields no errors.

I'm not even sure how to investigate this problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Old 08-18-2009, 04:58 PM   #2
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You can run
ps -ef|grep named
to see if named is indeed running.
Regarding the php problem, this is an apache/php misconfiguration problem and has nothing to do with bind.
Old 08-19-2009, 12:16 AM   #3
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... WHAT THE HECK!? I just restarted apache and it seems to be working again. Sorry for wasting any of your time!


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