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[Unbound-users] Troubleshooting occasional "Permission denied" errors?

Paul Wouters
Wed Jun 17 04:36:44 CEST 2015

On Tue, 16 Jun 2015, Tom Samplonius wrote:

>>> (I think I got selinux denied for (at least) these two ports).
>> the fedora config ships with:
>> 	outgoing-port-permit: 32768-65535
>> 	outgoing-port-avoid: 0-32767
>> I see the rhel7 build is missing those lines. I will file a bug report
>> for RHEL7.
>  I don’t know what else is using those ports of my server (or blocking access to these ports), but adding that config to unbound.conf has eliminated the “Permission denied” errors that I was seeing.
>  Also, any idea what the closest-to-official way to upgrade a RHEL7-like system to Unbound 1.5.x is?

You can probably just grab a fedora 21, 22 or source rpm of unbound and
recompile it on rhel7:

rpm -hiv unbound-1.5.3-8.fc22.src.rpm
rpmbuild -ba ~/rpmbuild/SPECS/unbound.spec