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RE: [SLUG] can not resolve own domain SERVFAIL


> I'm trying to setup a Centos 4 system, just noticed I can not resolve my
> own hostname, though, can resolve 'external' names
> 
> # host www.sbt.net.au
> Host www.sbt.net.au not found: 2(SERVFAIL)
> # host www.slug.org.au
> www.slug.org.au is an alias for rusty.slug.org.au.
> rusty.slug.org.au has address 202.177.212.193
> 
> # cat /etc/resolv.conf
> search sbt.net.au
> nameserver 127.0.0.1
> nameserver 203.42.34.53
> nameserver 203.28.234.5
> 
> # cat /etc/hosts
> # Do not remove the following line, or various programs
> # that require network functionality will fail.
> 127.0.0.1               bilby.sbt.net.au localhost localhost.localdomain

Try executing 

  host www

or use the canonical name ie.

  host www.sbt.net.au. 

(notice the ending dot (.) in the domain name).

Or your zone file may be misconfigured.

Btw; thanks for the 16 bit ISA ethernet cards :)