Re: ns_req: Permission denied

Glynn Clements (
Wed, 16 Jun 1999 10:47:28 +0200 (GMT--1:00)

Kendall Lister wrote:

> Any help on the following will be greatly appreciated:
> For several years we have had a dozen dial-in PPP lines (using AutoPPP);
> we recently added another, and have been getting the following error when
> a client is connected:
> Jun 16 12:15:56 central named[573]: ns_req:
> sendto([].32768): Permission denied

Have you assigned the broadcast address to the client? This could
occur due to an incorrect netmask. Check whether the bottom bits of
the IP address are (2^n)-1 for some n. If they are, suspect the
netmask setting on the DNS server.

Glynn Clements <>

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