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Re: NetworkManager vs Cacheing nameserver



On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 10:59 -0500, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 15:24:00 +0000
> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> 
> > There isn't. This is the default, unmodified named.conf.
> 
> So that probably means you are simply talking directly
> to the root DNS servers and should be able to lookup
> any public addresses. The problem you'd have with only
> using localhost for lookups would show up if you did
> something like a VPN connection to a corporate network
> and wanted to lookup names in that local network. If
> you never do that, forcing resolv.conf to be immutable
> with chattr might work OK.

It might, in fact it probably would, but it's hard to believe that that
is the way you're supposed to do this.

poc


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