you can make it running with named -g & but then, if you reboot the machine you will have start it again. Take a look in the Handbook and see how to start services at boot time.
> > Renato, > > Many thanks for your quick response. > > This is obviously what the problem is as I can now see that it is not > running. Are you please able to provide me with the command to start named? > > Many thanks > > Brad > > >From: "Renato Marques" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > >To: "Bradley McGuigan" > ><[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > >Subject: Re: freebsd and dns > >Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 09:46:56 -0300 > > > >Hi, > > > >ps -auxw| grep named > > > >and see if its running. > > > > > > > Hi all, > > > > > > I hope someone out there can give me a hand with this important > >query!!!!!! > > > > > > My company has a freebsd server that is used as a secondary DNS > >server. Our > > > ISP also get our DNS entries from this server (they shadow them on > >thier > > > servers). Since this morning, no-one has been able to send email to > >us, > > > connect via vpn or anything else for that matter. External connections > >from > > > the company are workign fine (i.e. we can send emails - just not > >recieve > > > them!) Our ISP has said that they have checked and their shadow dns > >servers > > > have no information in them. They have attempted to pick up this > >information > > > from my freebsd server but supposedly this has returned no > >information. > > > > > > I have looked in the /usr/local/etc/namedb directory and can see 2 > >fioles > > > that contain the dns information: db.company.co.uk.external and > > > db.company.co.uk.internal > > > > > > Is there anything I have to do to get these picked up? My freebsd/unix > > > knowledge is basic unfortunatley. Is it maybe that the dns service is > >not > > > started? Am I looking in the wrong place for the DNS files? > > > > > > Any help greatly appreciated > > > > > > Best regards > > > > > > Brad > > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > > > It's fast, it's easy and it's free. Get MSN Messenger today! > > > http://www.msn.co.uk/messenger > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > >"[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Express yourself with cool new emoticons http://www.msn.co.uk/specials/myemo > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"