Re: DNS lookup problems (for shortened names)

From: Balint Nagy Endre <>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 06:08:19 +0200 (MET DST)

> Let's assume my domain is, subdivided into and
> There's a machine called and another called
> If I go for the URL - no problems. However, if I
> go for it fails (with a DNS failure). However, the Squid
> machine *can* nslookup "" successfully. If it's relevant, nslookup
> reports it's search order to be "".
> After a bit of DNS debugging, I've found that nslookup asks for
> and then, whereas dnsserver just asks for
> Question is: Is this my DNS's problem, or is dnsserver not doing it's job
> quite as it should? If it's dnsserver, what can I do about it?
just add
dns_defnames on
to squid.conf

Andrew. (Endre "Balint" Nagy) <>
Received on Thu Apr 10 1997 - 21:13:46 MDT

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