ChadDavis wrote:It doesn't work that way. Nameservers listed in /etc/resolv.conf are
> > Why are you overriding the nameserver? If you control the dhcp server
> > then the better option is to have it provide the desired information
> > there instead of having clients override it.
> I don't want to override it. I want to add additional nameservers that
> "know" about a domain that I need to resolve.
tried in order. The first one that can be contacted is the one used.
If a contacted nameserver does not know about a name then it is a
negative response. No other nameservers are contacted.
The reason for listing up to three nameservers is that if one is
offline then it will fall through to the next one. But when the first
one answers then the answer it provides will be authoritative. See