Why is the cache_dump.db file empty on my RHEL DNS server?

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  • Why am I getting the below error on my RHEL server in /var/log/messages :-
Mar 27 16:13:32 server named[3926]: could not open dump file '/var/named/data/cache_dump.db': permission denied
  • Even when I run rndc dumpdb -all command I am not able the cache_dump.db file remains empty.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • DNS

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