[SATLUG] help with name resolutions

Jon Mark Allen jm at allensonthe.net
Thu Nov 18 11:39:18 CST 2010

What does your routing table look like?

route -v -n

On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 11:36, r3d91ll <r3d91ll at grandecom.net> wrote:
> got a strange one.  I have a public facing webserver that can ping an IP
> address (example - google's DNS server) but cannot ping either
> localhost or by Domain name (i.e. google.com).  this server is a Debian
> Lenny with two nic cards (one internal one external) and currently has
> no firewall.  Just to be clear this happens both when I do a ping
> google.com my system hangs until eventually I get a unknown host error.
> if I do ping i get lost packets.  If I do a ping -I eth0
> I get a good ping and when I do a ping -I eth0 google.com the system
> hangs until eventually I get a unknown host error.
> here is my /etc/resolv.conf:
> domain someip.com //edited out
> search someip.com //edited out
> nameserver
> nameserver
> here is my /etc/hosts
>       localhost
>       webportal.someip.com         webportal
> ###.###.###.###   webportal.someip.com         webportal
>      webportal.someip.com         webportal
>      DB.someip.com       DB
> # The following lines are desirable for IPv6 capable hosts
> ::1     localhost ip6-localhost ip6-loopback
> fe00::0 ip6-localnet
> ff00::0 ip6-mcastprefix
> ff02::1 ip6-allnodes
> ff02::2 ip6-allrouters
> ff02::3 ip6-allhosts
> output from iptables -L
> Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT)
> target     prot opt source               destination
> Chain FORWARD (policy ACCEPT)
> target     prot opt source               destination
> Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT)
> target     prot opt source               destination
> obviously public IPs and domain names have been edited out.
> any help or hints will be greatly appreciated
> Todd
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