barmar at alum.mit.edu
Thu Aug 29 20:16:08 UTC 2013
In article <mailman.1210.1377758162.20661.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
Noel Butler <noel.butler at ausics.net> wrote:
> replying to ones self a few times in one day or a sign I need a break..
> I think the issue is this
> Trying "www.undernet.org"
> Received 34 bytes from 188.8.131.52#53 in 348 ms
> Trying "www.undernet.org.ausics.net"
> Using domain server:
> Host www.undernet.org not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
> it comes down the host etc once again needing the period after the
> domain - this was a reported and fixed bug a few years ago, it seems
> sometime between then and now, it is become broken again.
> So I guess those 3rd party servers I've tested still use te older and
> "fixed" version.
What does your /etc/resolv.conf look like? This looks like it might be
an "ndots" issue, causing host (and other applications that use the
default search option) to try adding the default domain to names that it
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