[CentOS] Re: centos 4.4 dns problem -

Bob Goodwin bobgoodwin at wildblue.net
Tue Mar 20 23:51:03 UTC 2007

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"


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