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Old 08-27-2004, 05:37 PM   #1
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Can't resolve hostnames....need help


So I recently moved to a new apartment and took my mandrake 9.x server with me. However, after setting up my small home network I discovered my server was no longer resolving hostnames correctly.
EX. host www.google.com returns a timeout error.
I can still directly access IP address and ping computers outside of my network. I've double checked my Nameservers in /etc/resolv.conf and they are correct. Anyone have a suggestion as to what might be the culprit? Thanks in advance for the assistance.
 
Old 08-27-2004, 05:51 PM   #2
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Being that you changed your address, you may want to double check that the DNS ip addresses haven't changed. Try pinging them.
 
Old 08-28-2004, 02:20 AM   #3
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I'll go ahead and admit that I am an idiot. I released and renewed my DHCP client and everything magically started working again. Not entirely sure why but I'll take what I can get. Thanks for the help.
 
  


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