Can dns server assume domain name from client query with no fqdn
cbuxton at menandmice.com
Wed May 21 21:02:02 UTC 2008
No, a DNS server cannot (or at least should not) assume a local
domain. BIND 9 does not have such a feature.
Nothing says clients need to have a "domain suffix" (a local domain)
set. And nothing says they need to be in Active Directory. DNS
resolution should work anyway.
Is there a reason your clients can't look up the FQDN rather than a
Men & Mice
On May 21, 2008, at 1:53 PM, Francisco Javier wrote:
> I have a lot of clients which currently have not domain suffix
> set. They just have a hostname.
> They are also not in active directory.
> fix all this eventually, but for now i need them to resolve a hostname
> using dns. The dns server is not resolving the query, presumeably
> because it's just getting a hostname with no domain (a NO FQDN)
> I want to know if cound the dns server (bind) assume a domain name
> suffix by default when receiving a query with no domain specified,
> ans so
> convert a NO FQDN to a FQDN
> The dns
> server is authoritive for this domain, and it's the only domain it
> Thanks a lot
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