Originally Posted by till
Please have a look at the ispconfig.log logfile if you see any errors. Also make sure that /var/named/chroot/var/named is world readable.
As I siad in my post I don't see any errors in ispconfig.log
# ls -l
drwxrwxr-x 4 root named 4096 Jul 6 08:58 named
drwxrwxr-x 4 root named 4096 Mar 13 2003 run
drwxrwx--- 2 named named 4096 Mar 13 2003 tmp
and the zone files in /var/named/chroot/var/named are owned by named group named.