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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?
Vishal (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: admin_db
2. Red Hat
I need help to understand how to publish my public dns to internet.
I have configured bind 9 on thel5 server and it working fine. My question is, as i donot want to expose my orginal hostname to outside and my zone files are configured with the NS recorde of the orginal hostname,... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: arumon
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'd like to get some opnions on choosing DNS server:
Windows DNS vs Linux BIND comparrsion:
1) managment, easy of use
I personally prefer Windows DNS server for management, it supports GUI and command line. But I am not sure about security... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: honglus
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have a question about dns file zone.
Every zone file begins like:
@ 86400 IN SOA ns1.website.com. firstname.lastname@example.org. (
It means that name server ns1 is responsible for this zone.
At the ending I can add the records like
mysite.com IN A 22.214.171.124
So it will... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: mirusnet
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Does anyone know anything about DNS/BIND? I need to tell my dns for every sub-domain foward on to my main domain....
so *.example.com gets sent to exmaple.com.
Any ideas. I've looked at bind on my machine and theres about 10 files....i just don't know where to put the rule or exactly... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: elduderino
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have configured my solaris 9 box to obtain a IP from the DHCP server which is on windows, I have also set up the DNS with domain name and name servers under /etc/resolv.conf
I can ping a ip address I just cant seem to ping hostnames, theres probaly something im not doing. I have looked through... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Mr Pink
7. IP Networking
I have my DNS servers (BIND 8) running on two Solaris 8 boxes. I need to be able to resolve an address blah.xxx.net to an IP address followed by :8080 - (for Tomcat). I tried doing this in my zone file but it failed. Can someone give me a pointer on where this configuration should be done?... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: korfnz
8. IP Networking
I have set up a BIND server running on Redhat AS 3.0 and the question I have is that I can point my laptop to that server and resolve all the hosts I have put in my .zone file but for the life of me I can resolve any outside information. I have verified the server can talk to the world. Any hints... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Acleoma
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm having some apache problems. I've installed apache countless times on FreeBSD. However, I'm having some problems and I could use some help. Here is my system info:
Apache 2.0.51 (/usr/local/apache2), doc root (/www symlink to /var/www)
PHP 5.0.1 (/usr/local/php)... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ezekiel61
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
First some back ground info:
I am working on a computer running SuSE 7.3
I am still trying to set up a DNS
I downloaded BIND 9.2.1 and was following a tutorial about BIND. It said at virtually the start of the tutorial that I should find a file called named.conf in my /etc directory. Yes, I... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ignus7