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Old 04-05-2004, 04:53 PM   #1
rrosenkoetter
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Simple resolve.conf question (Search Command)


My resolve.conf file looks something like this.

nameserver x.x.x.x
search blah.blah.com

When I attempt to ping computer1.blah.blah.com, it works fine. When I attempt to ping just computer1, I get the message unknown host. Why isn't the search command appending the domain blah.blah.com onto computer1?

I'm running RedHat 9.0 by the way, and I have about 10 hours of Linux experience so far.

Thanks for any help.
 
Old 04-05-2004, 06:39 PM   #2
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Hi.

Shot in the dark, because what you've got should work, but you call the file resolve.conf - it should be resolv.conf

Dave
 
Old 04-05-2004, 07:46 PM   #3
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Heh, that was it... Like I said... 10 hours of Linux so far

when I went to vi resolv.conf, I must have typed in resolve.conf and didn't notice that it just created a new file.

Thanks for your help!
 
  


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