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Problem with starting Bind on Ubuntu

Posted on 2011-03-04
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hello,

after i finished configuring all files, when i tried to restart Bind on ubuntu, it shows me this :


root@ubuntu:~#/etc/init.d/bind9 restart
* Stopiing domain name service... bind9
rndc: error: /etc/bind/rndc.key:7: unkown option 'options'
rndc: could not load rndc configuration
                                          [ OK ]
* Starting domain name service... bind9                  [fail]

help please
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Question by:david875
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by:santoshmotwani
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can you please paste output of cat /etc/rndc.key
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by:notjames
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Uh, before you paste the output of the rndc.key file, consider replacing the actual "secret" line (if there is one) with something fake (see below). :)

I'm guessing you've made an rndc.key file like an rndc.conf file.

See http://linux.die.net/man/5/rndc.conf
http://linux.die.net/man/8/rndc-confgen

Your rndc.key file should look a little like this (except with real information). If there's anything else then it will not work properly.

key "rndc-key" {
algorithm hmac-md5;
secret "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx";
};
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by:david875
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I fixed it, now the problem is this (i can't start named service).

u@ubuntu:~$ /etc/init.d/bind9 status
* could not access PID file for bind9
u@ubuntu:~$ /etc/init.d/bind9 start
* Starting domain name service... bind9
mkdir: cannot create directory '/var/run/named' : Permission denied
u@ubuntu:~$ sudo su
[sudo] password for u:
root@ubuntu:/home/u# cd /var/run
root@ubuntu:/var/run# cd named
bash: cd: named: No such file or directory
root@ubuntu:/var/run# mkdir named
root@ubuntu:~# /etc/init.d/bind9 start
* Starting domain name service... bind9            [fail]

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by:david875
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rndc connect failed : 127.0.0.1#953: timed out
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by:santoshmotwani
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Can you please do some tests specified in this link :




Thnx
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by:david875
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same problem man : rndc connect failed : 127.0.0.1#953: timed out
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by:david875
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i see that i cannot ping 127.0.0.1 !!!

I'm using ubuntu on Vmware
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by:santoshmotwani
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can you please paster output of

ifconfig
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by:david875
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i see, there is no loopback interface in the box :s how to reinstall it?
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by:santoshmotwani
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can you please paste output for

cat /etc/network/interfaces


this is how my one looks like :

auto lo
iface lo inet loopback
dns-nameservers

# The primary network interface
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet  static
   address  
   network
   broadcast
   netmask
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by:david875
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i can't believe it, it worked, bind started thank you
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