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Old 07-15-2004, 05:33 AM   #1
p0rky
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Problem with resolving hosts


Ok, I'm running a machine on rh9, and when I nmap/whois/anything that deals with resolving IP addresses..etc, it says it's unable to resolve them, therefor nothing will work right that needs to do so, any ideas/suggestions/somethin..?
 
Old 07-15-2004, 05:51 AM   #2
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check that you have written your DNS address into /etc/resolv.conf ...it should contain a line the type of this:

nameserver abc.def.ghi.jkl

where abc.def.ghi.jkl is the ip-address of the DNS your isp provides you with.
 
  


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