Tue Dec 2 04:10:01 GMT 2003
Description of problem:
They only work for ping and traceroute they wont work for telnet or ssh
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.In /etc/nsswitch.conf set lookup line to hosts: wins files dns nisplus
2.Go to a command line and attempt to ping a windows box on your network
ie: ping skippy .....
[root at localhost glibc]# ping skippy
PING skippy (192.168.0.244) from 192.168.0.6 : 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 192.168.0.244: icmp_seq=1 ttl=255 time=0.614 ms
--- skippy ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% loss, time 0ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.614/0.614/0.614/0.000 ms
3. That worked no problem
4 Now try to telnet to the same box ....
telnet: skippy: No address associated with hostname
skippy: No address associated with name
Actual Results: telnet should have connected to the server
Expected Results: telnet could not find the hostname however ping was able
to do so
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