Ubuntu holding onto invalid dns entries
npauli at st-johns.org.uk
Thu May 1 12:17:23 UTC 2008
On Thu, 01 May, Alan Chandler wrote:
> N. Pauli wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > I've just moved whatever runs on server.mydomain.com from one machine at a
> > hosting company to another at the same company. Having done that I
> > contacted the company that hold our A records and asked them to change the
> > A record for server.mydomain.com to point to the IP address of this new
> > machine - which they duly did.
> > On all the windows machines on the network browsing to server.mydomain.com
> > gets you to the new machine. However, browsing on my ubuntu workstation
> > always takes me back to the old machine. I've tried running nscd and doing
> > 'sudo /etc/init.d/nscd restart' to flush the DNS cache - to no avail.
> what is in your /etc/resolv.conf as the name server for your ubuntu
> machine? and is that the same nameserver as the windows machine.
> In otherwords, are you sure its the local cache of the dns record that is
> the problem and not one out there on the net?
Good point, Alan, I should have mentioned that. The Windows Server2003 runs a DNS used by all the windows workstations that points to our ISP's nameserver. My ubuntu machine uses the ISP's nameserver direct.
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