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Re: [suse-security] named can't write to named.pid
  • From: Markus Gaugusch <markus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2000 18:32:47 +0100
  • Message-id: <38C3EBBF.32A2E18C@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Jurjen Oskam wrote:
>
> Since then (presumably because it doesn't run under root privileges
> anymore?) named complains:
>
> Mar 6 00:25:02 calvin named[5129]: couldn't create pid file
> '/var/run/named.pid'
>
> I already tried to make named.pid owned by user named.
since named.pid is re-created every time named is restarted, named must
have write privileges in /var/run
the default of this dir in suse 6.3 is
drwxrwxr-x 3 root uucp 1024 Mar 6 12:18 run
so named must run in group uucp ...

hth

Markus

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