DNS resolving without zone/domain information ?
public at seajay.com
Wed Jan 7 16:46:06 UTC 2004
The client will use the default DNS name set for that machine. If no
domain name, it will not append anything during the query.
Christopher P. Jenkins, Senior Consultant
E: chris.jenkins at concordantinc.com
From: bind-users-bounce at isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounce at isc.org] On
Behalf Of Raemaekers Mark
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 11:41 AM
To: bind-users at isc.org
Subject: DNS resolving without zone/domain information ?
I do have a network runnig several (LINUX, SOLARIS)
On each of the PCs I created the /etc/hosts file. In
this file every PC is referenced via IP address and a
This means that if I type :
linux1 will be resolved via the hostfile into
This works OK, but problem is if want to add new
machines, I need to adapt hosts file on every machine
in the network
My question is : Can Bind be used in a way that if I
the BIND server will resolve linux1 ? (of course
/etc/hosts files will be emptied)
I know that bind and DNS works with zones/domains. The
name linux1 however does not contain a domain portion
(.com, .net, ...). So I have doubts that is possible.
If this functionality can be achieved, how can this be
If not, is there any other "DNS server" who could do
the job ?
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