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I tried installing caching nameserver but I got the error below: rpm -ivvh caching-nameserver-7.3-3.noarch.rpm ******************************************** error: Failed dependencies: bind is needed by caching-nameserver-7.3-3.noarch bind >= 9.1.3-0.rc2.3 is needed by caching-nameserver-7.3-3.noarch ...
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    Cannot install caching nameserver


    I tried installing caching nameserver but I got the error below:

    rpm -ivvh caching-nameserver-7.3-3.noarch.rpm
    ********************************************
    error: Failed dependencies:
    bind is needed by caching-nameserver-7.3-3.noarch
    bind >= 9.1.3-0.rc2.3 is needed by caching-nameserver-7.3-3.noarch
    Suggested resolutions:
    bind-9.2.4-2.i386.rpm
    ********************************************
    I executed the ff commands to install bind:

    rpm -ivvh ypbind-1.17.2-3.i386.rpm
    rpm -ivvh bind-utils-9.2.4-2.i386.rpm
    rpm -ivvh bind-libs-9.2.4-2.i386.rpm


    [root@localhost ~]# rpm -qa| grep bind
    bind-utils-9.2.4-2
    ypbind-1.17.2-3
    bind-libs-9.2.4-2


    [root@localhost ~]# rpm -qa| grep caching
    [root@localhost ~]#
    ****************************************

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    all because you havent installed "bind-9.3.3-7.el5.i386.rpm"
    its a dependency, you must install bind first

    and ypbind is for NIS client, its not for DNS, make sure that you have the bind-9.3.3-7.el5.i386.rpm

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    thanks for your swift response. The problem is I can't download bind-9.3.3-7.el5.i386.rpm. Is this not included in our licensed copy of red hat installer? could you please provide a link where I can download a copy?

    thanks very much

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