[SUMMARY] Re: Crazy Name Resolution Problem

From: Mark E. Drummond (mark.drummond@rmc.ca)
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 11:31:28 CDT

"Mark E. Drummond" wrote:
> [NOTE: This may in fact be a Netscape Communicator issue, and not an
> issue with BIND or Solaris 8]
> Environment: Jumpstarted Solaris 8 workstations, whose DNS nameservers
> are all BIND 8.2.2p5, Netscape Communicator 4.7. nsswitch.conf goes
> "files dns nisplus".
> More issues with my jumpstarted Solaris 8 boxen. Name resolution is
> failing under certain circumstances using Netscape Communicator.

Found the answer myself ... Netscape requires nscd to be running to
function. I usually shut down nscd.

Mark Drummond|ICQ#19153754|mailto:mark.drummond@rmc.ca
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