Windows dig & resolv.conf
cet1 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Apr 11 16:59:04 UTC 2014
On Apr 11 2014, Frederic Woodbridge wrote:
>Apologies if this has been discussed; I searched the archives and didn't find anything.
>I'd like to know why the "search" and "domain" settings in the Windows %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\resolv.conf don't seem to make a difference.
If you are asking "why doesn't dig take any notice of these settings",
that's not Windows-specific. From the dig man page:
Use [do not use] the search list defined by the
searchlist or domain directive in resolv.conf (if any).
The search list is not used by default.
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