intranet hostname lookup only

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Thu May 4 20:44:26 UTC 2006

baltoinfo wrote:

>Is there a way to setup bind9 so that I can do a nslookup on the
>hostname only and not the hostname.domain? My bind is only for one
>intranet domain.
Yes, but I'm not going to tell you, because it's non-scalable, 
inflexible and extremely bad practice.

Get yourself and your users in the habit of using FQDNs (fully-qualified 
domain names). It'll save you a lot of headache in the long run.

                                             - Kevin

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