Fw: nslookup - help.

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at innominate.com
Tue Mar 6 16:53:41 UTC 2001

On Tue, Mar 06, 2001 at 11:12:05AM -0500, Gerald Waugh wrote:

> > Thanks for the information about dig.  In looking at the problem in more detail
> > yesterday (and after a weekend without thinking about it) -- it seems nslookup
> > is able to resolve when it is using Sun's nslookup?  It is in /usr/sbin.  The
> > resolving problem occurs when another nslookup is used in /opt/local/bin.
> > So, it was nice to at least be able to understand what was going on.  Now just need
> > a solution, we are going to try a few things.............. Any thoughts on why
> > the nslookup in /opt/local/bin is giving trouble - I believe that is one
> > installed with bind 9.

What happens if you use "+debug" when looking up a name with the "faulty"
nslookup? Do "dig" and "host" work? Why do you insist in "nslookup"?

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