[ILUG-BOM] impact of "search" in resolv.conf

Svaksh svaksh@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Thu Apr 28 20:38:25 IST 2005

On 28 Apr 2005 12:54:57 -0000, vaibhav  samant
<vaibhav_samant at rediffmail.com> wrote:
> What is the meaning of "search foo.com" & "domain foo.com" in resolv.conf

"search foo" means that if you ask for "bar" it will check "bar.foo"
before plain "foo", used for local networks, so can abbreviate to just
the short host name


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