[Cialug] DNS Issues
dave at visionary.com
Tue Aug 23 17:59:48 CDT 2005
What does your /etc/resolv.conf look like?
Stuart Thiessen wrote:
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> Turned off nscd and really nothing changed much (except it seems to read
> /etc/hosts faster). It doesn't make sense that it is the firewall on the
> email server or the firewall for our network.
> Hmmm ..... ANy other ideas?
> On Aug 23, 2005, at 17:16, Stuart Thiessen wrote:
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>> I ran route -n and it shows that it is pointing to the firewall as
>> the gateway.
>> nscd has been running all along. I hadn't encountered that program
>> before so I just left it running. I know enough to be dangerous but
>> not enough to be an expert yet. :)
>> Hmmm .... I can stop nscd and see if that does anything. route seems
>> good. I'm not sure what the problem can be. I'd suspect our
>> firewall, but no other computer on the network is having problems. So
>> ... Hmmm.
>> On Aug 23, 2005, at 17:02, Paul Gray wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 04:48:34PM -0500, David Champion wrote:
>>>> Are you sure it's not a problem with ncsd? The Debian package info for
>>>> that says:
>>>> "A daemon which handles passwd, group and host lookups for running
>>>> programs and caches the results for the next query. You should install
>>>> this package only if you use slow Services like LDAP, NIS or NIS+"
>>> If nscd is running, you can stop it with "/etc/init.d/nscd stop"
>>> or invalidate the hosts with nscd -i hosts
>>> But, it sounds like the root of your problem isn't resolv.conf, but
>>> rather the
>>> default route.
>>> What does "route -n" show? does it point to the firewall as the default
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