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Re: nslookup fails on local host

From: Amit Saha <droidery_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 21 2011 - 08:49:40 GMT
To: Reindl Harald <h.reindl@thelounge.net>

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl@thelounge.net> wrote:
> normal bahavior as long there is no dns-record

Yes, I recognize that. What confuses me is that on my Ubuntu desktop,
I didn't have to do anything explicitly.

> nslookup = NAME SERVER lookup

I am sorry, I didn't quite get this.

TIA,
Amit

>
> Am 21.10.2011 10:39, schrieb Amit Saha:
>
> Hello all:
>
> My first post here, and I begin with a (possibly super) newbie query.
>
> 'nslookup' fails to resolve my local machine which I have named: 'soma'.
>
> Here are some data:
>
> $hostname
> soma.ad.adfa.edu.au
>
> $hostname -d
> ad.adfa.edu.au
>
> $domainname
> (none)
>
> I connect to the LAN via DHCP. Lookup on any remote website/or my own
> Ubuntu box succeeds.
>
> Where should I be looking into?
>
>
> Many TIA
> -Amit
>
>
>
>

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