rndc.exe error

Len Conrad LConrad at Go2France.com
Wed Jun 1 12:27:06 UTC 2005

>>bind 9.3 on w2k, runs, is listening on port 53, and 953 as shown by
>>"netstat -na", is stop/starting from services applet, and resolving and
>>logging fine.  bind logs itself in as windows account "named".
>>c:\winnt\system32dns\etc\rndc.conf is:
>>key "rndc-key" {
>>         algorithm hmac-md5;
>>         secret "<secret>";
>>options {
>>default-key rndc-key;
>>default-port 953;
>>the key statement above is pasted from the "rndc-confgen -a" command giving
>>the rndc.key file, which file is included into named.conf.
>>The problem is that "rndc status"  gives the generic "rndc.exe has
>>generated error and will be closed...log being created"
>>event viewer /application shows nothing.
>Try 9.3.1 instead. A lot of these crashes with utilities in BIND 9.3.0 on 
>Win32 I reported and seem to have been fixed in 9.3.1.

ok, removing 9.3.0 and installing 9.3.1 works.


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