[TriLUG] Reverse Lookup Using /etc/hosts
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Wed Apr 25 19:43:47 EDT 2007
On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, Alexei Znamensky wrote:
> nslookup/host works exclusively with DNS, it doesn't follow the system's
> resolver order (read /etc/nsswitch.conf or host.conf).
there is no resolver facility in Linux which applications
ask for name resolution. Applications do what they want and
can ignore files in /etc
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