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Simple DNS installation won`t start
Problem reported by SmartO - May 12, 2015 at 5:18 AM
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Hello,
 
I installed the Version 5.2 of the Simple DNS plus for a trial but after a successful installation the service didn`t start. I have done the post installation configuration for the system it was installed. The system is running Win server 2008 R2.
 
The error message: Failed to start DNS service on <<IP of the Server>> port 53 UDP (Socket error 10049 The requested address

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JH Software Replied
May 12, 2015 at 8:02 AM
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Did you copy the configuration file from another computer?
If so, make sure that the correct IP address is select in the Options dialog / DNS / Inbound requests section.
 
Otherwise, it could be that some other program is blocking the port (UDP port 53).
Make sure that you don't have Microsoft's DNS server service running - this would use the same port by default.
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SmartO Replied
May 12, 2015 at 8:44 AM
The installation is a new installation the system.
 
Microsoft`s DNS server service is not running and DNS client is also not running on the system. I also should let you know that the platform is MS server 2008 R2.
 
Thank you.
 

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