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Old 04-24-2002, 06:35 AM   #1
L33t_H4x0R
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Question Dynamic DNS server setup ?


Hey everybody - I have what I hope will be a quick question...

How do I discover the addresses of the DNS servers I've been assigned to use after I've made a dial up connection with kppp?

In winblows you can do an ipconfig /all and it will tell you which DNS servers you're using - but ifconfig (at least, not run vanilla) doesn't tell me the same..

Any ideas anyone ?

Bry
 
Old 04-24-2002, 07:11 AM   #2
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'cat /etc/resolv.conf' should show you your dns servers. If you are using dhcpcd then all the information obtained from the dhcp server is placed in /etc/dhcpc/dhcpcd-<interface>.info
I'm not sure about other dhcp clients but I'm sure they have something similar.
 
Old 04-25-2002, 03:09 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply - I'd actually got to that answer myself - I didn't realise that dynamically assigned DNS servers were added to /etc/resolv.conf temporarily while the link is up - I didn't think it would be that simple - but it was!

Oh well - you live and learn...

Bry
 
  


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