[CentOS] Re: centos 4.4 dns problem -

Edward Milstein eddiem5 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 21 00:10:25 UTC 2007


On Mar 20, 2007, at 5:51 PM, Bob Goodwin wrote:

> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Scott Silva wrote:
>>> Bob Goodwin spake the following on 3/20/2007 3:22 PM:
>>>> I've just installed Centos 4.4 on a computer, replacing FC6, and  
>>>> the
>>>> first thing I find is that DNS does not work no matter what I  
>>>> have in
>>>> /etc/resolv.conf.  It should at least work with my ISP's  
>>>> assigned server
>>>> but doesn't.  Numerical URL's work via the browser and ping.  Is  
>>>> there
>>>> something else I need to attend to?
>>>>
>>>> I hope this is the right list for such questions.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>> Bob Goodwin
>>
>>> Named isn't started by default, even if you install caching- 
>>> nameserver.
>>
>> Named doesn't need to be running if your /etc/resolv.conf points  
>> elsewhere.  Do you have firewalls blocking port 53?
>>
>> 'dig' is usually a reasonable diagnostic tool.
>>
> I tried disabling the firewall, still nothing.
>
> dig just reports "connection timed out; no servers could be reached"
>
> Bob
> _______________________________________________

When you do a netstat -a ...  Do you see something like the following??

tcp        0      0 ns1.xxdomainnamexx.com:domain       
*:*                         LISTEN


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