Using BIND - was Re: [ntp:questions] Re: How long doI havetowait for sync?
mayer at gis.net
Sat Jun 4 19:52:22 UTC 2005
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> Well, thanks to Danny, Brad and David I have this working. Danny may
> wish to note:
> - it doesn't say anywhere in the Windows ReadMeFirst to create the
> file named.conf - perhaps an empty one should be supplied in the
> correct directory?
I don't want to do that as there's too much risk of overwriting an
> - the required directory \dns\etc\namedb is not automatically created
> (although there seem to be no files created there?).
That's optional in how you set up your zones. I don't bother with
a subdirectory as I don't have a lot of zones.
> - the \dns\etc directory needed to have its permissions changed (full
> control added for the named users) to allow named.pid to be created.
It's one of those unfinished business pieces in the installer.
If it's not in the readme I'll add it. Okay, it is in the readme.
Note that named.pid is not really essential for windows as nothing
> This under Windows XP SP2.
Great, glad to have been of help.
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