DNS Lookups

Peter Blake ppb at baloo.tcp.co.uk
Fri Sep 26 06:36:58 GMT 1997

On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, Jared Hall wrote:

> V. 1.9.17p1, FreeBSD.
> Why is it that SAMBA will do a DNS lookup for a WINS host (that is not
> in DNS), even though nmblookup returns the IP address straightaway?
> The problem I'm having is that my dialup connection is activated when DNS
> packets are detected.  This seems to happen all the time, even though no
> traffic is destined for the Internet.  SMB seems to work fine.
> Any pointers appreciated.

Have you a secondary name server? Offsite? Or is rwhod running?

Peter Blake
ppb at hft.co.uk
ppb at baloo.tcp.co.uk

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