[CentOS] Re: centos 4.4 dns problem -

Tue Mar 20 23:28:59 UTC 2007
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

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.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com