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This is the content of file /etc/resolv.conf:
"#sudo cat /etc/resolv.conf
; generated by /sbin/dhclient-script
Running command "host packetcabletesting.net" also gives same result: "Host PacketCableTesting.net not found: 2(SERVFAIL)"
I have created my local domain PacketCableTesting.net. It is not connected to the internet. My requirement is only to get myserver.PacketCableTesting.net resolved by my requesting client machine, which is also in the private network.
I am using CNR server for running DNS srver. I have added a root nameserver myserver.PacketCableTesting.net with an IP 192.168.221.231. (Snapshot attached)
This is the content of /etc/hosts file:
"# Do not remove the following line, or various programs
# that require network functionality will fail.
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
192.168.221.231 myserver.PacketCableTesting.net myserver"
192.168.221.231 is the IP of this machine itself on which I am working and reporting the issue. So everything is local on this machine.
And I tried command "host localhost", that runs fine. It returns "localhost has address 127.0.0.1"