Using BIND - was Re: [ntp:questions] Re: How long doI havetowaitfor sync?
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk.invalid
Sat Jun 4 20:18:43 UTC 2005
> ----- Original Message Follows -----
>> 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
> existing one.
If FileExists ('named.conf') skip creation?
>> - 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.
Then it should be mentioned.
>> - 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.
It isn't in readme1st.txt, where are you looking?
> Note that named.pid is not really essential for windows as nothing
> uses it.
Well, the server creates it, and doesn't work without it. Not quite sure
how that is "not essential".
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