Basic info on interfaces file

Tony Finch dot at
Wed Apr 1 10:53:56 UTC 2015

Chris Buxton <clists at> wrote:
> The BIND name server will not read /etc/resolv.conf (which is what that
> dns-nameserver line refers to), so set it to '::1'. Or whatever makes
> sense to you.

However! Since you are configuring BIND to be an authoritative-only
server, you want the local resolver to point to some other recursive name
server, not to the name server on localhost. If your network was
previously configured with DHCP then you can probably get the correct IP
address from the nameserver line(s) in /etc/resolv.conf or

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