Use nameserver name or IP?
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Tue Jul 17 01:31:40 UTC 2007
In article <f7h4cc$1a2o$1 at sf1.isc.org>, Bill Larson <wllarso at swcp.com>
> This is a chicken or the egg situation. This is why you need to
> specify the IP address of your DNS servers in your resolv.conf file.
> Take a look at the man page for your resolver configuration. You
> should find that your are supposed to specify the IP addresses of
> your name servers in your /etc/resolv.conf file.
Although this is true, it's not NECESSARILY true. One could easily
imagine it looking the hostnames up in /etc/hosts, NIS, etc.
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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