Problem with local network
linux at stow-jones.co.uk
Fri Jan 13 19:37:09 UTC 2006
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Paul Howarth wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-01-13 at 18:50 +0000, Chris Jones wrote:
>> I have a networking problem which is puzzling me. I am clearly
>> missing something. Several of my servers apps are failing because
>> they are unable to resolve any of the local hostnames. I have
>> checked /etc/hosts, /ete/resolv.conf and both are as they should
>> be, yet I am unable to ping any of my LAN connected PC's by name.
>> I can ping them by their IP addressess, but not by name.
>> What else should I look for?
> What's in /etc/nsswitch.conf?
> $ grep hosts /etc/nsswitch.conf
I get the following from that:-
[root at bilbo ~]# grep hosts /etc/nsswitch.conf
#hosts: db files nisplus nis dns
hosts: files dns
[root at bilbo ~]#
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