James A Griffin
agriffin at cpcug.org
Wed Oct 10 15:05:53 UTC 2001
Behrooz Hadavi wrote:
> I have a user who is trying to access to a URL on the Internet.
> The URL is http://firstname.lastname@example.org
The domain part is just -----------^^^^^^^
The "www.prometheus" play the part of a "user ID".
> My DNS server is unable to resolve the request. Any comments or
> suggestions are highly appreciated.
Try to resolve just the domain part, for example:
[artch at sparta artch]$ dig gwu.edu
; <<>> DiG 9.2.0rc6 <<>> gwu.edu
;; global options: printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 14766
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 3, ADDITIONAL: 1
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;gwu.edu. IN A
;; ANSWER SECTION:
gwu.edu. 7071 IN A 188.8.131.52
;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
gwu.edu. 7072 IN NS ns2.gwu.edu.
gwu.edu. 7072 IN NS auth4.dns.rcn.net.
gwu.edu. 7072 IN NS ns.gwu.edu.
;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
auth4.dns.rcn.net. 172671 IN A 184.108.40.206
;; Query time: 41 msec
;; SERVER: 127.0.0.1#53(127.0.0.1)
;; WHEN: Wed Oct 10 11:04:15 2001
;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 123
FWIW, my Netscape browser has no problem with the URL.
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