[ILUG] DNS probs
weeboy at conorwynne.com
Fri Apr 1 16:42:38 IST 2005
> I would google it but I can't: DNS problems mean google won't
> resolve for me. That is, nslookup and dig time out on
> www.google.com et al, but work for many addresses. Debian box.
> Oddly, an adjacent windows machine works fine, except that nslookup
> in a dos box also times out for google addresses (despite firefox
> finding it). The Windows box uses dhcp, and I can't find out how to
> see what settings it has (e.g. see if I'm using a deprecated
> nameserver or something).
You do not need internal DNS to access the interweb.
Go to www.your-ISP.ie and check the setings for what they require.
Since the windows box works, check its nameservers and use those in your
make sure you have
in /etc/resolve.conf and then restart networking for the craic.
All will be well.
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