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Re: Can BIND resolve "nodomain" machine names? "myserver", not "myserver.mydomain"...?

On Wed, 03 Nov 2004 20:33:36 +0000, Joao Clemente <jpcl@rnl.ist.utl.pt> wrote:
> Thanks for the reply Andrea, but no... nowadays /etc/host.conf is not
> even relevant as it's (old) behaviour is now (since libc6?) defined in
> /etc/nsswitch.conf
> It would configure the way the dns client lookups up names, looking at
> local files and then to name server... But it's a "client behaviour", it
> does not affect BIND AFAIK...

Oh well, seems you're right, something new to dig in. This was
originally a Debian Slink, but i think i'm running Sid from day one...

Anyway yes, it's a local thing, if you want to let resolve the
addresses above in the thread with BIND, FWIK, you need to specify a
local zone.


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