/etc/resolv.conf file issues

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Sep 26 10:34:34 CDT 2005


Steven Lewis wrote:

> Hello all - I use Kubuntu at my work on a corporate that is compirsed of
> several domains.
> 
> I have manually editied via VIM the /etc/resolv.conf file to reflect my
> domains, and nameservers.
> 
> However there seems to be a system event that overwrites the edited file
> back to a default file.

Your dhcp client will certainly overwrite it.  There are many other
applications that _might_.  Simply, if your work runs Windows systems, then
all _their_ machines are getting everything they need from the DHCP server,
and you can too.  There shouldn't _be_ multiple domains in /etc/resolv.conf
- you only belong to one.  There probably should be multiple DNS servers,
but that should be happening automatically.

It would be much easier if you explained what you think is wrong and what
you are trying to do.
-- 
derek




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