suspected named.conf inadequacies

Danny Mayer mayer at
Sat Mar 17 14:55:39 UTC 2001

At 04:11 PM 3/15/01, Lee, Elizabeth wrote:
>   We have 6 nameservers, 5 of them masters (due to
>subnetting, I am told) and one slave. The solitary slave is on the outside
>of the firewall.  After much wailing and gnashing of teeth, I have BIND
>binaries that run on Solaris 2.6 and 2.5.1, and I have successfully
>installed those binaries on 5 of the servers, four on the "in" side of the
>firewall and, as odd as it sounds, the one on the "out" side of the
>firewall;  the master server for the slave is the ONLY one I cannot get the
>BIND binary to run on -- everytime I start the new binary on that box, it
>freezes up like a nerd at the school dance.

         Did you check to see if the old version of BIND is still running?  You need
to be sure nothing else is using port 53.  What do the logs tell you about this


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