[CentOS] differences in DNS between boxes

Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 5 00:14:45 UTC 2009

On Tue, 04 Aug 2009 18:28:13 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:

> Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>>> If I really want to know what is different between two boxes, I'll do
>>> something like NFS mount one into the other or rsync their /etc trees
>>> somewhere on a common host and let diff -r walk through them.
>> As indicated above, I already know the difference between the two
>> boxes.
> I find that a little hard to believe, since they behave differently and
> you seem not to understand why.

I have corrected the difference, and they now behave the same.

>>> Are you sure this isn't as simple as having (and using, check your
>>> resolv.conf) a caching name server running on one box so most lookups
>>> are resolved locally while the other is making the query to something
>>> slow?
>> resolve.config is the same on the two boxes.
> Assuming you mean resolv.conf, is the the first choice one of the boxes
> in question?

Yes, resolv.conf ,  I am not sure that I understand the question.
The resolv.conf for the two boxes are identical.  Each contain two
router addresses.  I have two nested routers, and each have the
same two real DNS addresses.


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