dns bind 9.2.1 not working on Windows XP ?
mayer at gis.net
Fri Dec 20 04:21:44 UTC 2002
At 12:05 AM 12/19/02, Skybuck Flying wrote:
>"Danny Mayer" <mayer at gis.net> wrote in message
>news:atrih5$e837$1 at isrv4.isc.org...
> > >I want to use bind to lookup DNS names.
> > Then you will need to change the list of nameserver listed in your
> > Network control panel (if your ISP is not supplying them) to point
> > to your own DNS otherwise the apps won't use it. Then you
> > need to stop the DNS Client Cache to prevent it interfering with
> > resolving requests.
>What is DNS Client Cache... I saw that running as a windows XP service... ?
It's a Client side cache for the DNS resolver.
> > >So I don't want my web browser to use my ISP's dns servers.
> > >
> > >I want my web browser to use my local dns bind server.
> > See above
> > >I also tried starting 'named.exe' with the -f option ?
> > >
> > >When I run named.exe it just says run me with -f
> > You can only run with the -f or -g option from the command line.
> > You cannot do it as a service.
>What does the -f option do ? :)
You use it or -g to run named in the foreground, in Windows case not
as a system service.
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