13.6 Starting the DNS Server

  1. Ensure that the DNS Server object is created.

    For details on creating a server object by using iManager, see Creating a Server, or for details on creating a server object using Java Management Console, see Creating a DNS Server Object.

  2. Before starting novell-named, check to see if the following daemons are active:

    • /etc/init.d/ndsd
    • /etc/init.d/novell-xregd
    • /etc/init.d/micasad
  3. Load novell-named by using the following script or command:

    rcnovell-named start


    /etc/init.d/novell-named start

  4. To check the status of the server, use the following command/script:

    rcnovell-named status


    /etc/init.d/novell-named status