Solaris 8 named is ignorant

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Mon Nov 6 20:26:44 UTC 2006

Chris Thompson wrote:
> Point /etc/resolv.conf at working nameservers and make sure that the
> "hosts" line in /etc/nsswitch.conf (and "ipnodes" if you are using IPv6) 
> specifies
> hosts:      files dns
> (At least, I am firmly of the opinion that /etc/hosts should be searched
> first, but it has been known for people to disagree...)
So I assume you've never had the _pleasure_ of an alleged "DNS problem" 
ending up being nothing more than stale old crap in /etc/hosts, eh?

                                    - Kevin

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