[CentOS] Forcing IPv4 DNS lookups first before IPv6

Mon Apr 4 19:29:19 UTC 2011
Russell Jones <rjones at eggycrew.com>

No such thing as dumb questions when you're asking other people for help 

Here's the whole file:

passwd:     files nis
shadow:     files nis
group:      files nis

hosts:      files dns nis

bootparams: nisplus [NOTFOUND=return] files

ethers:     files
netmasks:   files
networks:   files
protocols:  files nis
rpc:        files
services:   files nis

netgroup:   files nis

publickey:  nisplus

#automount:  nis
automount:  ldap
aliases:    files nisplus

On 4/4/2011 1:22 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Russell Jones wrote:
>> Thanks.
>> Yes, the modules are disabled via /etc/modprobe.conf:
>> alias net-pf-10 off
>> alias ipv6 off
>> The issue at stake here is not queries timing out, as these aren't even
>> external network queries, it's the queries being sent to begin with. We
> <snip>
> Really dumb question, which may have been answered: what's in /etc/nsswitch?
>         mark
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