This is a discussion on RE: BIND 9.4.2-P2-W1 stops responding - DNS ; An another 'me too', except for it being 9.5.0.p2-w1 This on a brand new windows 2003 sp2 install, 4 nics. Something that I'm not clear on - does the latest beta incorporate the w1 changes? Ian > -----Original Message----- > ...
An another 'me too', except for it being 9.5.0.p2-w1
This on a brand new windows 2003 sp2 install, 4 nics.
Something that I'm not clear on - does the latest beta incorporate the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Vinny Abello
> Sent: 09 September 2008 16:04
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: RE: BIND 9.4.2-P2-W1 stops responding
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On
> > Behalf Of firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Sent: Monday, September 08, 2008 7:28 AM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: BIND 9.4.2-P2-W1 stops responding
> > On 5 Sep, 18:33, Vinny Abello
> > > I just upgraded from BIND 9.4.2 to BIND 9.4.2-P2-W1 on Windows
> > > Server
> > 2003. The service no longer crashes like it did in P1 and
> P2, however
> > after about 12 hours of load, named just stops responding
> to queries
> > completely. The service appears that it is still running
> but will not
> > respond to any type of query. I've restarted it and it came back to
> > life again. I'm going to watch it more carefully to look
> for any other
> > types of symptoms. I checked the log files and nothing out of the
> > ordinary was in the logs. In fact, according to the logs,
> it appears
> > that zone transfers were still happily taking place while
> it was not
> > responding to queries.
> > >
> > [snip]
> > >
> > > Some possible information that might help with this server's
> > configuration. This server has multiple IPv4 IP addresses
> bound to the
> > same network and same NIC. There is no IPv6 stack installed on the
> > server. This server currently does recursion and also hosts some
> > secondary zones as well.
> > >
> > > -Vinny
> > Hi,
> > Just want to add a 'me too'. We've got a very similar setup: Windows
> > 2003 SP2 with multiple IPv4 addresses bound to a single
> NIC. No IPv6.
> > Server is authoratitive for about 300 zones files and also recurses.
> > Just stops answering UDP queries after a few hours, it's OK if you
> > stop and restart it. No event logs worth mentioning.
> > Darren
> I was waiting for a me too. I knew they were coming. Your
> configuration appears to be the same. I'm really tired of
> both waiting for Windows patches for BIND, and having Windows
> specific bugs in the BIND code. I've put up with many of them
> for years. BIND 9 until recently was pretty stable on Windows
> for the most part, but I'm going to have to abandon Windows
> for my DNS servers as it just puts me in a bad position
> waiting for patches and having unstable DNS services. For now
> we've been keeping 9.4.2 running on Windows for our
> authoritative non-recursive servers and been replacing our
> recursive servers with FreeBSD and BIND 9.4.2-P2.