Re: minor DNS problem
>> hi all,
>> Sorry to come back to the list again. Just a little glitch really, but it
>> has me stumped... I can't get IP name resolution working properly. (All I
>> want to do is resolve IP addresses using an available nameserver.)
>> I can connect to machines on the local ethernet fine, using numeric IP
>> addresses (can't see outside the local domain, due to the firewall, but
>> that's another story..). Also, I can connect using name instead of number
>> for a couple of machines I put into /etc/hosts by hand.
>> My /etc/host.conf file says
>> order hosts,bind
>> multi on
>> and /etc/resolv.conf says
>> search bath.ac.uk
>> nameserver 126.96.36.199,188.8.131.52
instead. That is what is working for me.
>> I know the nameservers are ok, from doing
>> nslookup - 184.108.40.206
>> So, looking in /etc/hosts for hostnames is working, and the local
>> nameservers are working and reachable... But something somewhere is
>> clearly not connecting... Can anyone suggest what?
>> eternally grateful, ;)
>> Andrew firstname.lastname@example.org
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