installation issues

Rajesh M 24x7server at
Fri May 13 13:29:29 UTC 2016

i have several linux and windows servers.

just wanted to know if anybody has experience with bind on windows. with a few hundred websites.


----- Original Message -----
From: Reindl Harald [mailto:h.reindl at]
To: 24x7server at,bind-users at
Sent: Fri, 13 May 2016 07:39:33 +0200
Subject: Re: installation issues

Am 13.05.2016 um 05:20 schrieb Rajesh M:
> @ tony finch
> your post helped me. thank you very much.
> i created a folder called c:\BindDNS and installed in that.
> it worked correctly
> is anybody on this list using bind on windows 2008R2 server to handle around 600 websites (webhosting and email services) on one server ?

> would be grateful if you could share your experience and any tips / things to take care off.

avoid Windows servers wherever possible

> i am using bind on linux but would like to know how stable it is on windows.

why don't you just continue running it on Linux?

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Tony Finch [mailto:dot at]
> To: 24x7server at
> Cc: bind-users at
> Sent: Mon, 9 May 2016 12:32:42 +0100
> Subject: Re: installation issues
> Rajesh M <24x7server at> wrote:
>> however after installation i am getting the same error as earlier
>> The ISC BIND service failed to start due to the following error:
>> ISC BIND is not a valid Win32 application.
> Googling for the error message produces this KB article:

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