Configuring BIND With Multiple Domains
lazydog at zoominternet.net
Thu Sep 27 23:42:27 UTC 2007
On Thu September 27 2007 18:55, Kevin Darcy wrote:
> Jim Carlock wrote:
> > What about for the resolv.conf file?
> > I've got:
> > <snip file="resolv.conf">
> > search example.org example.com example.net
> > domain example.org example.com example.net
> > nameserver 22.214.171.124
> > nameserver 126.96.36.199
> > nameserver 188.8.131.52
> > </snip>
> > Is this going to work? I'm reading that only one domain
> > name gets placed after the "domain" keyword.
> Correct, your "domain" there is superfluous, only "search" will get used.
> But, searchlists are evil. Why would you want to use them in the first
> place? Define your main domain as "domain", everything else uses an
> FQDN. Don't let your users get hooked on shortnames or you (and/or your
> successor(s)) will pay the price for it down the road.
I can only second this one and very loudly. FQDN is the way to go.
Everything else is a headache.
Smile... it increases your face value!
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