andrew wrote:
> Hello, it's a lot of time that i'm trying to configure and work a bind9
> server correctly on a local network(instead of to use the /etc/hosts file)
> The configuration, i'm quite sure is correct however it happens a strange
> thing..
> My dns server doesn't work..
> it doesn't resolve the host names..


> Here the named log:


> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: starting BIND 9.2.3 -t /var/lib/named
>> -u named
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: using 1 CPU
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: loading configuration from
>> '/etc/named.conf'
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: listening on IPv6 interfaces, port 53
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: listening on IPv4 interface lo,
>> 127.0.0.1#53
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: binding TCP socket: address in use
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: listening on IPv4 interface eth0,
>> 192.168.1.201#53
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: binding TCP socket: address in use
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: listening on IPv4 interface eth1,
>> 192.168.1.243#53
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: binding TCP socket: address in use
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: command channel listening on
>> 127.0.0.1#953
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: command channel listening on ::1#953
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: zone in-addr.arpa/IN: loaded serial
>> 2004102306
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: zone 0.0.127.in-addr.arpa/IN: loaded
>> serial 42
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: zone home.linux/IN: loaded serial
>> 2004102316
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: zone localhost/IN: loaded serial 42
>> Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]: running
>>
>> and also..
>>
>> Oct 23 17:33:23 andrea xinetd[7474]: Port not specified and can't find
>> service: smtpd with getservbyname
>> Oct 23 17:33:23 andrea xinetd[7474]: bind failed (Address already in use
>> (errno = 98)). service = ftp
>> Oct 23 17:33:23 andrea xinetd[7474]: Service ftp failed to start and is
>> deactivated.
>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++++



> I don't know what to do..
> Somebody told me that the problem (perhaps) could be that one between "---"
> ->(Oct 23 17:33:28 andrea named[7512]:
>> binding TCP socket: address in use).

> it seems that the ports are used from an other service!!
> But think that the number of the port change everytime that i start bind and
> no one service interfere with this(ftp?)..
> My network is so structured:
> I have a router (with adsl modem) on the wan side and it joins the pc where
> there is the dns server(with 2 lan cards and suse 9.1) and on the lan side
> there are some pc with win-linux..
> Thanks
> bye Andrea.


You have another nameserver already running. Kill that and restart your bind-9




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