[SATLUG] Linux Client DNS Hostname Lookup Problem (reverse dns)

syn syn at syn-recon.net
Wed Jun 18 12:33:03 CDT 2008


jaret wrote:
> syn wrote:
>> jaret wrote:
>>>
>>>> Possibly check /etc/nsswitch.conf and see if hosts is setup to use
>>>> only files, or dns, files and such
>>>>
>>>> Ed
>>>>   
>>>
>>> My config uses dns, so this appears correct. Thnx.
>>
>> Whats 'dig +trace satlug.org'  spit out ?
>>
>> Florian
> 
> Dig spits out:
> 
> ;; global options: printcmd
> ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
> 
> 

I might have missed this previously but, whats in /etc/resolv.conf ?  If 
your system is grabbing an IP via DHCP you might wanna check to make 
sure nameservers are being provided.

Florian


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