Bind-9.2.2rc1 Trouble with install files!

phn at phn at
Wed Jan 29 17:26:52 UTC 2003

Tasha Smith <natasha3641 at> wrote:

> Hiii,
> This is my first attempt configuring a DNS server under linux sooooo :)... I
> tryed to install BIND-9.2.2rc1 on my RedHat 7.3 machine. Im using RedHat 7.3
> Bible as a refernece and the MAN pages.
> Sooo i installed it by
> ./configure
> make
> make install 
> and also tryed:
> Configure the software: 
> ./configure --prefix=/usr \ 
> --sysconfdir=/etc \ 
> --enable-threads \ 
> --localstatedir=/var/state \ 
> --with-libtool \ 
> --with-openssl=/usr/ssl 
> make 
> make install

> BUT the files named.conf and /var/named dont get created in the directories the
> only named.conf file that i find is in /bind-9.2.2rc1/bin/tests/. Wondering if
> someone can help me out a lil for a better start :) See what i have is 1 linux
> machine acting as my gateway/firewall and 2 winodws machines behind it, but
> right now the windows machines are configured soo the default DNS servers point
> to my ISP DNS server but i want to have the linux machine act as a DNS server
> for the windows machines. Soo Can someone gimme a lil' hand. ----The RedHat 7.3
> bible books examples are a little too brief.---- 
> Thanks guys!    

Why don't you start reading the documentation that comes with bind-9 instead ?

It's more relevant, and it describes the steps you need.

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