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Old 09-23-2008, 08:38 AM   #1
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Hi all. I am a linux newbie in the third generation. I need help. I have a netowrk. and i can connect from server myserver to notmine1, notmine2.. etc.

root@myserver > ssh notmine1

How can I see all possible server names wich are in my dns?

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cat /etc/resolv.conf
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Thanks. But i have there:

how can i list dns names from
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The typical resolv.conf entry might look like this:

In my case, this gets generated automatically when connecting with dhcp.

Tell us more about your network setup, how you connect to the internet, and what problem you are trying to solve.

<<Just did an experiment: I commented out the "search" line, leaving only the nameserver. DNS still seems to work fine. I'm not clear on what the search line is for.....>>


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