Recent Problem with BIND 9 under Windows XP

Danny Mayer mayer at
Wed Jun 11 20:55:29 UTC 2008

Vincent Poy wrote:
> There is no file in the C:\windows\system32\dns\etc directory. 
> The forwarders is actually located at the other side of my DSL 
> connection so I thought it would help.
> As far as the F root as masters for a bunch of zones, that section is 
> commented just like the original sourced named.conf file.  It's from the 
> FreeBSD -CURRENT tree as I basically keep the named.conf file up to date 
> on my primary DNS which is a FreeBSD box and then modify it for windows. 

try running it in the forground from the dos prompt:
named -g


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