Deprecating BIND 9.18+ on Windows (or making it community improved and supported

Danny Mayer mayer at
Thu Jun 3 23:20:07 UTC 2021

On 6/3/21 7:05 PM, Peter via bind-users wrote:
> Guess not even a subscription will not happen too.
> I'm having to try and do Bind on ubuntu and it just will not let me 
> edit files like named.conf unless you do some vodoo that I don't 
> understand and even updating the bind like how? Windows no problem you 
> want to edit a file no problem can't edit a file/folder because of 
> permissions your a admin you can do that too. Bind is easy on windows.
That's because I didn't get to add the required security permissions to 
the Windows implementation for the file/folders that it used. It was an 
open item on the list to be addressed when I stopped working on it. 
General users should not be able to edit the files. That's an admin role.
> On another note when you stop the bind service you get “windows could 
> not stop ISC BIND service on local computer. Error 1067 the process 
> terminated unexpectedly.” wonder if that be the last fix for 9.17.14.....
I remember that from day 1. I'm not sure if we fixed that on ntpd. How 
are you stopping named?


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