New install of 9.4.1-P1 on Windows Server 2003R2 SP2 missing Microsoft.VC80.CRT assembly

Christopher J. Hinkle chinkle at
Mon Oct 15 16:51:12 UTC 2007

> > Howdy.  I see in the release notes some reminders about shipping the 
> > VC80 assemblies with the Win32 ports built from MSVS2005, but I don't 
> > think the reminder worked in this case.  I just installed BIND 9.4.1-
> > P1 on a new server, and I can't do the initial configuration with 
> > rndc- confgen because I get an Event ID 32 error:
> > "Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.CRT could not be found and Last 
> > Error was The referenced assembly is not installed on your system."
> > 
> I tried downloading and installing the Microsoft .NET Framework (3.0) 
> > and the VC++ 2005 redistributable, and that didn't change anything.
> > 
> > What am I missing?  The ARM doesn't seem to have any installation 
> > notes in there for windows.  Is there a HOWTO out there for installing 
> > BIND 9.4 on a Windows 2003 server?
> > 
> > Thanks loads,
> > chinkle
> 	BINDInstall.exe calls vcredist_x86.exe to install the dlls.
> 	Did you run BINDInstall?
> 	Mark

Sure did -- it created the files in the destination directory I specified
and created the user account to run the service and everything.  Should I
run the vcredist_x86.exe separately for the dll install?


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