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For what purpose /etc/hosts file is used.I mean how any request coming to a DNS server or a switch would know that which name and ip are configured in /etc/hosts files of a server?
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2. Proxy Server
I have a VPS and am working on a little side project for myself and friend which is a DNS proxy. Everything was great till recently. My VPS IP has been detected by some botnet or something, and I believe SMURF attacks are occuring. The VPS provider keeps shutting down my VPS... (3 Replies)
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3. Infrastructure Monitoring
I'n new to Nagios, however have installed Nagios Core and monitoring about 19000 switches. They are all grouped into 6 host groups. when i try to pull out a report of a particular hostgroup i get the report but when i try for all hostgroups, i get an error that says: Internal Server Error.
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4. IP Networking
Old skool UNIX and Linux geek here, but newbie to the world of DNS and bind. I've recently been tasked with replacing our DNS infrastructure, currently on Windows, with a RHEL based solution. And I assume that means using bind, which I've not used before. Here's my question:
Suppose our company... (3 Replies)
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I need to create a new internal DNS CNAME record called "project.omc.eod" that points to a server called SPARC27.ds.eod. This is my first time doing this and any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance (10 Replies)
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6. IP Networking
I have an entry in my hosts file on a server called tractor as follows:
10.67.34.128 digger-m2m digger
I have a DNS server configured but it doesn't seem to know about digger. When I do an nslookup on tractor for digger i get the following:
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Discussion started by: Donkey25
As i understand, host/nslookup/dig only query DNS server to resolve name to ip.
ping can query both, but it seems if ping is blocked, ping won't return IP.
traceroute can query both, but i am not able to test if traceroute is blocked, What is the result?
Neither ping/traceroute is... (3 Replies)
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Is there any reason to have "hosts ldap dns" as line in /etc/nsswitch.conf ? My understanding is that ldap does not contain any host information..(?)
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9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
This is more of a verification rather than a question of technical nature.
This is based on solaris 10 machine
Could we use Virtual hosts (within our hosts file):
(note: 22.214.171.124 - host_A is also in our DNS server entry)
And... (0 Replies)
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10. IP Networking
ok i have a question now when i add machines on network that are running unix do i add them in the /etc/hosts file also include them in dns (4 Replies)
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