How-To Migrate DNS Server from 10.5 to 10.6

Posted: October 28th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: DNS, Mac OS X Server, Migrate, Snow Leopard | 1 Comment »
  • Stop DNS service on your Snow Leopard server.
  • Backup your DNS config files on SL server
    mkdir /var/backups/dns; cp -r /etc/dns /var/named /etc/named.conf /var/backupsdns

  • copy the following files and folders from Leopard server into the same locations on Snow Leopard Server
    • /etc/dns
    • /etc/named.conf
    • /var/named
  • start DNS via the command line on SL server serveradmin start dns
  • Launch Server Admin and verify all zones are present
  • Test extensively


  • One Comment on “How-To Migrate DNS Server from 10.5 to 10.6”

    1. 1 Peter said at 1:43 am on November 2nd, 2009:

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