Re: OT: Network Config on Solaris 2.6

Kevin Eustice (kevin@cs.hmc.edu)
Wed, 16 Jun 1999 16:05:25 -0700 (PDT)


> I've figured out how to specify a default gateway, so I'm now able to ping
> external hosts. My problem now is how to configure name resolution. (i.e.
> setting up Linux's equivalent: /etc/resolv.conf.) The only thing I've been
> able to find so far is a few notes on how to configure the system to be a
> DNS server; however, that's not what I want. I just want to be able to
> specify a host that the system can use for name resolution.

It works in a similiar manner with a /etc/resolv.conf file to specify
nameservers. You also need to make sure the following line is in
/etc/nsswitch.conf

hosts: files dns

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