Hostname resolution from one linux host to another linux hos

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Hostname resolution from one linux host to another linux hos

Postby mashkoor.qadir » Tue Oct 27, 2015 1:09 pm

Dear all,

I am using windows DNS server in my environment.

All windows clients can ping all linux and windows machines. but I can't ping from one Linux host to another Linux. Ping response is unknown host. However it is working fine with FQDN(eg: host1.linux.example.com).

I need to resolve only with hostname (eg host1.linux).

How to get it resolve.

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Re: Hostname resolution from one linux host to another linux

Postby lambda » Tue Nov 10, 2015 7:36 pm

add the search or domain field to your /etc/resolv.conf files. for example

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nameserver 192.168.1.1
domain mycompany.com

or

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nameserver 192.168.1.1
search mysubdomain.mycompany.com mycompany.com
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Isn't it amazing how so many people can type "linuxpakistan.net" into their browsers but not "google.com"?

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Re: Hostname resolution from one linux host to another linux

Postby mashkoor.qadir » Fri Nov 27, 2015 4:24 pm

Thanks Lambda,

Adding search option in /etc/resolv.conf file fixed my issue.


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