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# 15  
Old 02-11-2020
Exactly, I want that.
# 16  
Old 02-11-2020

At least I'm not "as lost as I was before" LOL

Can you post your /etc/resolv.conf file (again, if you already posted it, sorry)
# 17  
Old 02-11-2020
Here it is:
root@VDIkali:~/DNS_RCA# cat /etc/resolv.conf 

# 18  
Old 02-11-2020
Originally Posted by broy32000
Here it is:
root@VDIkali:~/DNS_RCA# cat /etc/resolv.conf 

and yours:

root@VDIkali:~/DNS_RCA# nslookup  shortname
;; Got SERVFAIL reply from, trying next server
;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached

Seems to indicate to me your nameservers are not set up correctly on either of your two nameservers:


Is that assessment incorrect?
# 19  
Old 02-11-2020
Let me ask you this, seemly dumb question on my part:

What happens if you do this:

telnet 53


For example, my local DNS server is:

macos# telnet 53
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.


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