[H-GEN] DNS lookups

Robert Brockway robert at timetraveller.org
Fri May 17 10:18:59 EDT 2002

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On Fri, 17 May 2002, Kris Amy wrote:

> I thought that a resolv.conf should have ip's not hostname's as
> nameserver's.

You could use fqdn's and reference them in the hosts file :)
> what i believe you want /etc/resolv.conf to look like is as below
> ============= resolv.conf =============
> search telstra.com.au
> nameserver
> nameserver

These are the same box:

avon:~>host domain name pointer ns1.telstra.net.
avon:~>host domain name pointer ns1.telstra.net.

Also, ns1.telstra.net is now configured not to answer queries except for
those domains it is authorative for.

For Telstra put the following in /etc/resolv.conf:



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