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# 1  
Old 10-23-2009
Solaris can go out to internet

I am using Solaris 10 for a Desktop OS , also router has been configured to connect to the net , but error 404 is coming always. Smilie

I add new gateway bout that did not worked , so guessing I need to add DNS but where .Smilie
# 2  
Old 10-23-2009
DNS - /etc/resolv.conf
cp -p nsswitch.conf nsswitch.dns
# 3  
Old 10-24-2009
Uh.. that should be

cp /etc/nsswitch.dns /etc/nsswitch.conf

Or you might consider DHCP if your network is capable..
# 4  
Old 10-24-2009

I do not wont to use DHCP because my hostname is unknown
# 5  
Old 10-24-2009
Hostname is only a minor bit of info a DHCP server can provide. More importantly, it can provide your IP, nameservers, domain name, and default router info... My node's all know their names. And I've had hosts with no name because I was too lazy to give them one Smilie
# 6  
Old 10-25-2009
here is the solution

first create resolv.conf into /etc/inet and then

vi resolv.conf

nameserver DNS IP
nameserver DNS IP

after that

cd /etc
chown root:sys ./inet/resolv.conf
ln s ./inet/resolv.conf

after that I added in nsswitch.con on hosts DNS

and final check
cat /etc/default/router

My mozilla opened

# 7  
Old 10-27-2009
Add Default route

touch /etc/defaultrouter
<gateway IP> /etc/defaultrouter

vi /etc/resolve.conf
nameserver <Primary DNS IP>
nameserver <Secondry DNS IP>.

after this restart network service it will work.
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