[Samba] Ubuntu client ddns failure

Harry Jede walk2sun at arcor.de
Wed May 21 02:11:35 MDT 2014

On 10:00:39 wrote steve:
> >> Narrowing it down a bit:
> >> dig lubuntu-laptop:
> >> looks out to root.servers
> nslookup finds it:
> nslookup lubuntu-laptop
> Server:
> Address:
> Name:	lubuntu-laptop.hh3.site
> Address:
> So it's there, but neither dig nor nsupdate recognises it as the
> short hostname. Were assuming that's what we're up against.
> Steve

dig +search +short lubuntu-laptop

maybe one should read "man dig",
and remember "dig" is a tool for diagnose name servers.

Users may/sould use "host" from isc instead (aptitude install host).


	Harry Jede

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