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Help.. Name server and bind errors

Discussion in 'Bind / DNS / Nameserver Issues' started by c2man2000, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. c2man2000

    c2man2000 Registered

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    Hi,
    Running cpanel on FreeBSD 5.3
    I can't get Name Server to start
    Bind status is failed

    Below is the outpout when trying to start Name Server:

    named has failed, please contact the sysadmin (result was "named is not running").
    Apr 6 05:49:16 615281 named[15753]: starting BIND 9.3.1 -u bind -c /etc/namedb/named.conf -t /var/named
    Apr 6 05:49:16 615281 named[15753]: could not configure root hints from '/var/named/named.root': file not found
    Apr 6 05:49:16 615281 named[15753]: loading configuration: file not found
    Apr 6 05:49:16 615281 named[15753]: exiting (due to fatal error)
    Apr 6 05:49:16 615281 named[15779]: starting BIND 9.3.1 -u bind -c /etc/namedb/named.conf -t /var/named
    Apr 6 05:49:16 615281 named[15779]: could not configure root hints from '/var/named/named.root': file not found
    Apr 6 05:49:16 615281 named[15779]: loading configuration: file not found
    Apr 6 05:49:16 615281 named[15779]: exiting (due to fatal error)

    Newbie here to freeBSD;
    How can I resolve this issue?
     
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    AndyReed Well-Known Member
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    Searching this forum is the best way to find an answer. I've seen several posts addressing this problem.
     
  3. c2man2000

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    Issue was resolved, thanks to techsupport at 15minutes servers

    Just in case anyone encounter same issue, below are the symptoms, the solution, and the "after resolution"

    615281# tail -f /var/log/messages
    Apr 6 14:31:42 615281 named[4855]: loading configuration: file not found
    Apr 6 14:31:42 615281 named[4855]: exiting (due to fatal error)
    Apr 6 14:40:18 615281 named[4934]: starting BIND 9.3.1 -u bind -c /etc/namedb/named.conf
    Apr 6 14:40:18 615281 named[4934]: could not configure root hints from `/var/named/named.root`: file not found
    Apr 6 14:40:18 615281 named[4934]: loading configuration: file not found
    Apr 6 14:40:18 615281 named[4934]: exiting (due to fatal error)
    Apr 6 14:41:50 615281 named[4961]: starting BIND 9.3.1
    Apr 6 14:41:50 615281 named[4961]: could not configure root hints from `/var/named/named.root`: file not found

    Copied /var/named/named.ca to /var/named/named.root.

    Apr 6 14:42:12 615281 named[4969]: starting BIND 9.3.1
    Apr 6 14:42:12 615281 named[4969]: command channel listening on 127.0.0.1#953
    Apr 6 14:42:12 615281 named[4969]: zone 0.0.127.IN-ADDR.ARPA/IN: loading master file /var/named/localhost.rev: file not found
    Apr 6 14:42:12 615281 named[4969]: zone 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.IP6.ARPA/IN: loading master file /var/named/localhost-v6.rev: file not found
    Apr 6 14:42:12 615281 named[4969]: zone 1.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.IP6.INT/IN: loading master file /var/named/localhost-v6.rev: file not found
    Apr 6 14:42:12 615281 named[4969]: running
     
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