Internal clients' queries for "myhostname." get sent to forwarders. Why?
dot at dotat.at
Wed Mar 12 11:50:53 UTC 2014
Lawrence K. Chen, P.Eng. <lkchen at ksu.edu> wrote:
> If you have FQDN for machines, the problem might be that the domain
> isn't set in resolv.conf?
The machines are configured with a bare hostname. If there isn't a search
or domain directive in /etc/resolv.conf and there isn't an entry for the
machine in /etc/hosts then `hostname -f` will fail.
It is probably a bug that `hostname -f` does not have any "ndots" logic.
See also RFC 1535.
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