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# 1  
Old 07-04-2002
Data Newbie help needed connecting to Internet

I have an Ultra5 with 2.56 that is connected to a network. We don't use a proxy server on the network but access the internet directly through a gateway. How do I configure the Solaris box to see the internet?

Opening the internet explorer and setting HTTP; FTP etc ports to the ip of the gateway doesn't seem to work.
# 2  
Old 07-04-2002
quick question,

Can you

a) ping the gateway
b) ping the other machine('s) on your network.
c) can you ping anything on the otherside of the gateway (e.g. www.cisco.com)

W
# 3  
Old 07-05-2002
I can ping all over our network plus gateway plus IP of www.cisco.com, but not the domain name.
# 4  
Old 07-05-2002
Ok so it looks like a DNS issue.

search the forum for DNS and resolve.conf They have been covered a thousand times and some of the results throw-up some really good explinations of configuration, troubleshooting and issues.

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