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Re: [SLUG] squid server: error on DNS
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] squid server: error on DNS
- From: Jobst Schmalenbach <jobst@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Jul 30 15:21:02 2001
- Organization: Barrett Consulting Group Pty Ltd
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On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 02:45:56PM +1000, Phillipus Gunawan (mr_phillipus@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> I'm planning to setup a firewall for my network with optus cable. I configured 1 system with very minimal installation and install squid and another comp (not yet) with DNS-BIND
> When installing squid (manually with tar.gz file) when I run
> usr/local/squid/bin/squid -NCd1
> I got error:
> ipcache_init: DNS name lookup tests failed.
> Is that because I haven't set up any DNS server on my network or the squid request cache server from the optus?
> I've tried to look for a documentation on this, but I couldn't find any that can satisfy me
> Anyone can help?
It sounds like you don't quite have all the networking set up
on the Linux box.
Unless you are running a name server on the local net, you will
need to set-up the "/etc/hosts" file in the Linux box. Also, check
the /etc/resolv.conf" file for proper entries.
order hosts, bind
BTW, IMHO its always good to have a local nameserver running. It
decrases the traffic drastically on your connection to the ISP (whatever it is).
186,262 miles/second : Not just a good idea, it's the LAW.
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