How to prevent BIND 8 warnings in Windows NT event log

Danny Mayer mayer at
Fri Oct 5 22:42:35 UTC 2001

At 08:33 AM 10/5/01, Gerrit Schunk wrote:

>I'm running BIND 8.2.4 on Windows 2000 SP2. Everything works fine,
>except that named always adds two warnings/errors to the Windows NT
>event log ("directory . is world-writable" and "cannot set resource
>limits on this system") when it starts. I know that I can ignore these
>messages, but is there a way to prevent BIND from adding messages to
>the event log?

Only by editing the sources to not issue these warnings. They're innocuous
and you shouldn't see them very often unless you are in the habit of stopping
and starting BIND, which shouldn't be necessary.


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