[CentOS] Simple Question about Resolving Names without suffix with bind

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Sat Jul 7 05:36:46 UTC 2007

On Sat, Jul 07, 2007 at 12:58:03PM +0800, Wei Yu alleged:
> Hi
> I am trying to use Bind as named. And I have successfully set up a chrooted
> bind.
> Anyway, I cannot have it resolve "www" directly.
> For example, when I am using nslookup, when enter www.example.com, it will
> resolve. But when enter www, it will not.
> I want to have www resolve to www.example.com, what should I do? I have
> already set $ORIGIN in the zone file, but it does not work.

That is something you set in your own client resolver libraries.  Put
"search example.com" into /etc/resolv.conf.

Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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