Re: unqualified local hosts not resolving?

From: Bernd P. Ziller <>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 16:49:01 +0200

> Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 10:17:50 -0400 (EDT)
> From:

> I have setup squid-1.1b9 and am getting the following error when I
> try to load the URL http://pagemaste/cgi-bin/cache-mgr.cgi

> The system returned:
> DNS Domain 'pagemaster' is invalid: Host not found (authoritative).

> The above works if I fully qualify the hostname (of course). Is
> there something in the config file that I missed? This has toasted
> one of our apps and I need to get this resolved asap. Please don't
> make me go back to ns-proxy-1.12!

From the squid.conf:

# TAG: append_domain
# Appends local domain name to hostnames without any dots in them.
# append_domain must begin with a period.

so you should add the line


to your squid.conf to get your app working again.

 Perry Rhodan - Blind Guardian - Megadeth  Pages
Received on Fri Oct 25 1996 - 08:19:43 MDT

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