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Chroot-BIND8 HOWTO

Scott Wunsch, scott at wunsch.org

v1.4, 1 July 2001


This document describes installing the BIND 8 nameserver to run in a chroot jail and as a non-root user, to provide added security and minimise the potential effects of a security compromise. This version of the document covers the old but still popular BIND 8; there is another document which provides similar information for BIND 9.

1. Introduction

2. Preparing the Jail

3. Compiling BIND

4. Installing Your Shiny New BIND

5. The End

6. Appendix - Upgrading BIND Later

7. Appendix - Thanks

8. Appendix - Document Distribution Policy


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