Public DNS - recursion no - Access to the Internet

Pascal Hambourg pascal.mail at
Sat Feb 17 14:14:44 UTC 2007


Jarek Buczynski a écrit :
>>You don't need "nameserver" in your resolv.conf as that will just
>>confuse things because it's not a valid IP address.  Leave it as
> I use because I read about it in "DNS and BIND, 5th Edition 
> By Paul Albitz, Cricket Liu "
> Quote:
> "You can also configure the resolver to query the host's local nameserver
> using either the local host's IP address or the zero address. The zero
> address,, is interpreted by most TCP/IP implementations to mean
> "this host."

This is a wrong use of "this host". According to RFC 1700 and RFC 3330, 
addresses in, including, may only be used as source 
addresses, not destination addresses.

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