[SunHELP] Bind 9.2.3
MUNKG at iomega.com
Tue May 25 13:10:54 CDT 2004
>From the man page for resolv.conf(4) on Solaris 8 and 9:
"The domain and search keywords are mutually exclusive. If
more than one instance of these keywords is present, the
last instance takes precedence"
Change "takes precedence" to "wins" for the RedHat 9 man page. Other
UNIXes may be different.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:sunhelp-bounces at sunhelp.org] On Behalf Of Phil Stracchino
> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2004 11:58 AM
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> Subject: Re: [SunHELP] Bind 9.2.3
> On Tue, May 25, 2004 at 07:21:32PM +0530, Vipul Bhadra wrote:
> > Hi Lara ,
> > yeh ur right .. basically both "Domain" and "Search"
> options are same
> > (either needs to be mentioned in the resolv.conf file and NOT both).
> That's not correct. You can have both domain and search entries.
> DOMAIN identifies the domain to which this host belongs (and
> which, implicitly, should be searched first for unqualified
> hostnames). SEARCH specifies additional domains which should
> *also* be searched fro unqualified hostnames if they are not
> found in DOMAIN.
> For instance, our hosts have DOMAIN set to babcom.com. The
> SEARCH directive causes them to also search caerllewys.net
> (and, at times in the past, latt.net, londonbelow.net and
> novylen.net as well).
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