barmar at bbnplanet.com
Wed Nov 3 16:19:52 UTC 1999
In article <17846.941642723 at kludge.mpn.cp.philips.com>,
Jim Reid <jim at mpn.cp.philips.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Xunhua" == Xunhua WANG <xwang4 at gmu.edu> writes:
> Xunhua> We are running BIND 4.97 for NT. Now we plan to upgrade it
> Xunhua> to BIND822 (for NT).
> Xunhua> How can we port the orignal configuration file to the new
> Xunhua> BIND? It seems that there are a lot of changes for the
> Xunhua> configuration: for example, the BIND497 uses
> Xunhua> c:\winnt\named.boot but BIND822 uses
> Xunhua> c:\winnt\system32\dns\etc\named.conf, and so on?
>Use the named-bootconf script that's bundled with BIND8. It converts a
>named.boot file to its named.conf equivalent. You'll probably have to
>run this on a UNIX system => transferring the named.boot file from
>your NT box to the UNIX system, creating the named.conf file there and
>copying that back to your NT box.
Why would he have to run it on Unix? I haven't looked closely at the
program (which is no longer a script, it was rewritten in C in 8.2), but I
can't imagine that it does anything that can't be done in completely
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
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