Couldn't open POD file Windows x64
mayer at gis.net
Tue Jun 27 22:09:01 UTC 2006
> I'm trying to install BIND 9.3.2 on a Windows x64 system. I'm having
> problems with account permissions for the 'named' user account.
> The event log shows:
> starting BIND 9.3.2
> found 1 CPU, using 1 worker thread
> loading configuration from 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\dns\etc\named.conf'
> listening on IPv4 interface Loopback Interface 1, 127.0.0.1#53
> listening on IPv4 interface TCP/IP Interface 2, 192.168.7.2#53
> command channel listening on 127.0.0.1#53
> couldn't open pid file 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\dns\etc\named.pid': Permission
> exiting (due to early fatal error)
> Having tried various ways to give BIND 'permission' to write files and
> failed I have to ask is there anyone out there using BIND on Windows x64 who
> can help me get the server started please?
You need to add permissions for the account running named, not your own
In this case you are better off disabling it altogether. Windows doesn't
have a real use for the file. Add:
to the options statement and it won't try to write the file.
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