Changes to named
Neal D. Becker
nbecker at hns.com
Thu Nov 6 12:39:31 UTC 2003
On Wednesday 05 November 2003 09:20 pm, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Nov 5, 2003, "Neal D. Becker" <nbecker at hns.com> wrote:
> > I see in release notes that the permissions/ownerships of named files
> > have changed. Is it OK to install (clean), then restore my
> > backed-up /var/lib/named and /etc/named.conf, or will I have to change
> > ownerships/permissions?
> Err... Release Notes anyone?
> o The BIND nameserver has had its security tightened. The /var/named/
> directory is no longer owned by "named", but rather by "root". Slave
> zone files should now be stored in the new /var/named/slaves/
> directory, which is owned by "named". In addition, a new bind-chroot
> package makes it possible to run the named daemon in a chroot()
> "jail" (located in /var/named/chroot/) for greater security.
Thanks, but I already read the release notes. My question is, if I simply
restore my old named setup, overwriting the new permissions/ownerships with
the old ones, will named break?
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