resolve external and internal Domains.

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at
Mon May 14 02:36:51 UTC 2007

> Hi,
> I want to use just one name server ( for resolving internal
> hosts in the LAN as well as external domains. My resolv.conf entries in one
> of Sun Solaris client host is:-
> domain
> nameserver (for internal)
> nameserver (ISP name server For external)
> As per this order it's resolving internals only, similiarly resolving only
> external domains by changing the order of name server. My understanding is
> that if one name server is failing to resolve the second server will do it.

	"Name error" is not a error in resolving.  It is a definitative

> pls advice for the correct setup...

	All nameservers listed in /etc/resolv.conf should be capable
	of resolving *all* queries asked of them.

	Normally this is done by adding the internal zones to a caching
	server configuration.

> thanks,
> -- 
> Br.
> Mohamed Navas
Mark Andrews, ISC
1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
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