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Old 10-03-2009, 04:41 PM   #1
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Question nslookup issue -URGENT help needed


my machine name = mybox
i need mybox to be resolved to ipadress which it is assigned i.e. 192.168.1.110
but nslookup goes out on internet and searches it and timesout.
I have put same info in etc hosts file also but no luck.
even when i disconnect from internet, it does not resolv the machine to that ip

OS= ubuntu

Thanks in advance
 
Old 10-03-2009, 04:53 PM   #2
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Edit /etc/nsswitch.conf and make sure that you have a line for "hosts' like this:
Code:
hosts:  files dns
 
Old 10-03-2009, 04:58 PM   #3
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Edit /etc/nsswitch.conf and make sure that you have a line for "hosts' like this:
Code:
hosts:  files dns
I checked it looks like below. looks ok to me.

# /etc/nsswitch.conf
#
# Example configuration of GNU Name Service Switch functionality.
# If you have the `glibc-doc-reference' and `info' packages installed, try:
# `info libc "Name Service Switch"' for information about this file.

passwd: compat
group: compat
shadow: compat

hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] dns mdns4
networks: files

protocols: db files
services: db files
ethers: db files
rpc: db files

netgroup: nis
 
Old 10-03-2009, 05:05 PM   #4
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Leave only
Code:
hosts:  files dns
to see if it works and then read this if you want to use mdns.

Regards
 
Old 10-03-2009, 07:12 PM   #5
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Leave only
Code:
hosts:  files dns
to see if it works and then read this if you want to use mdns.

Regards
I tried this ...its not working.
rebooted my pc also.
 
Old 10-03-2009, 08:38 PM   #6
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I see you are using a router. If you have a fire wall up make sure you have the right ports open.
 
Old 10-03-2009, 08:54 PM   #7
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if you already put the domain name and the corresponding IP address on your hosts file, can it resolve the domain name now?
what service are you trying to access that machine?is it http?ssh?
 
  


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