Re: dselect and resolving
On Monday 11 February 2002 18:15, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 08:43:25PM -0200, Michel Loos wrote:
> > Em Seg, 2002-02-11 ?s 13:50, John Cichy escreveu:
> > > Hello all,
> > >
> > > It seems the dselect ignores the host file when updating it's lists. I
> > > have a debian mirror in my DMZ and have added an entry in my hosts file
> > > to use an internal address to access the mirror, but it seems that
> > > dselect is ignoring that entry and trying the public address instead.
> > > Does anyone know how to make dselect look at the hosts file, my
> > > host.conf has the entry :
> > >
> > > order hosts,bind
> > >
> > > so I would think that it would resolve to the address in the host file.
> > Did you add your mirror in the /etc/apt/sources.list ?
> > If you did, apt-get update (or dselect -> update) should check your
> > mirror.
> For "dselect", "apt-get update" is not enough. You need to make sure to
> run "dselect update". That what previous post by a debian developer, as
> I remember.
> > Usually they still will connect to the public server for download since
> > probably your mirror is not as uptodate as the public server
This machine was built on the private network from my mirror, not from the
the public server. The problem is that now that the machine is in the DMZ it
is it is using my dns which is resolving to the public address, not what is
in it's hosts file.