how to export zone files from a linux dns and import them into a windows dns server

Posted on 2006-05-31
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Hi ,
we want to export the zone files from a linux dns server and import them into a windows dns server. The windows will be the primary dns server and will replace the linux.

Question by:c_hockland
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    Create the zones on the windows server. Then just copy the data in the zone files in linux (look in /etc/named.conf to find the data files location) and paste the data in the corrisponding files in c:\windows\system32\dns\*.dns

    You may have to restart the dns service when you edit those files manually, I'm not sure I've never done it.

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