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

jaret jaret at aberlorn.com
Wed Jun 18 14:40:34 CDT 2008


Jon Mark Allen wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 14:07, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
>   
>> just for reference, Jaret... my resolv.conf points to the ip address of
>> the domain name server.  There are two lines that are something like:
>>
>> domain hostname.ext
>> nameserver umerical.ip.address.to.hostname.ext (ie: 192.168.1.1)
>>
>>
>> you could point it to 4.2.2.1  -  I don't remember who that belongs to,
>> but it's a nameserver.
>>
>>     
>
> 4.2.2.1 belongs to Level3 Communications
> 4.2.2.2 and 4.0.0.53 are also open Level 3 DNS resolvers.
>
> Also keep in mind those IPs will obviously only work if the network
> you're on isn't blocking outbound DNS queries (which is sometimes the
> case).
>
> bash-prompt:~$ whois 4.2.2.1
>
>   
Great!  I added a nameserver and I can google again!  I can get buy with 
this for now, though if people have suggestions for a full-fix I don't 
mind using my box for testing. Thanks everyone!



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