DNS on Unix with W2k-Server Updates

Simon Waters Simon at wretched.demon.co.uk
Wed Dec 4 14:04:41 UTC 2002

Joël Feltes wrote:
> I have configured my DNS on Unix (BIND 8.2.2-P5 on Solaris 8) so that a
> W2K Server can make updates.

This version of BIND is very old (and has known security
issues), I would strongly recommend BIND 9.2.1 (or later) for
supporting dynamic DNS, which it does better, with better error
messages(!) for this sort of issue.

Apart from setting up rndc, and being a bit stricter on zone
file formats, you should find it very familiar.

Sorry for a "don't start from here answer", but sometimes you


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