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Old 04-26-2001, 02:15 AM   #1
allanm
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I am having a strange problem i am not able to solve.
I am using RedHaT 7.
I am using the squid proxy server for machines on my LAN to connect to the internet. Just a week ago i changed the ISP i use to connect to the internet. However i did not change the ISP DNS server name in /etc/resolv.conf .It was working fine with the new Connecion.

However yesterday while assisting a freind in setting up his internet connection in Linux, i opened Linuxconf and opened the
Networking | Client Tasks | Name Server specification (DNS) section. There i could see the name servers (of the old ISP). I just clicked on 'Accept' and acivated the changes. Note I did not change anything. Ever Since i hasve done that the machines on the LAN cannot connect to the NeT and Squid gives a error saying :

Refused: The name server refuses to perform the specified operation

I am not able to figure out which files /settings linuxonf has modified. Can anybody help me?

Thanks in advance.

Allan
 
Old 04-26-2001, 08:19 AM   #2
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Try putting your new ISP DNS in. You were probably still effectively allowed access to the old one until they deleted your account. I had similar when switching ISP earlier this year, able to download pop mail over second connection for 2/52 then it stopped.
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