Where is BIND?
johnno at nospam.casebook.org
Tue Mar 21 08:42:45 UTC 2000
Barry Margolin <barmar at bbnplanet.com> wrote in message:
> > Where is BIND? I am using Red Hat 6.1, installed BIND from the
> > CD, but can't seem to find where the BIND files are. What is the
> > start command, what is the name of the BIND config file? I looked
> > for named.conf in my /etc/ directory but couldn't find it. Is this the
> > config file for BIND? If it is maybe some one could post a sample
> > named.conf for my to copy.
> There won't be a named.conf file unless you create one.
Not true with Red Hat Linux installations.
/etc/named.conf is pre-installed if you install BIND during installation. By
default, BIND is configured as a caching nameserver with an in-addr.arpa zone
for the loopback subnet.
I believe that an installation of BIND from an RPM will install
Johnno (johnno at nospam.casebook.org)
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