Re: Postfix unable to resolve IP?

From: Wietse Venema (no email)
Date: Wed Nov 07 2007 - 12:33:38 EST

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    Jim Wright:
    > > To test the DNS service, try the getnameinfo and getaddrinfo programs
    > > in $POSTFIXSOURCE/auxiliary/name-addr-test/
    > >
    > > Output should be like this:
    > >
    > > % ./getnameinfo 66.35.250.206
    > > Hostname: lists.sourceforge.net
    > > Address: 66.35.250.206
    > > ./getaddrinfo lists.sourceforge.net
    > > Hostname: lists.sourceforge.net
    > > Addresses: 66.35.250.206
    > >
    > > If the result is different then we can investigate what is broken.
    >
    > Definitely different results...
    >
    > wright$ ./getnameinfo 66.35.250.206
    > getnameinfo 66.35.250.206: nodename nor servname provided, or not known
    >
    > wright$ ./getaddrinfo lists.sourceforge.net
    > Hostname: lists.sourceforge.net
    > Addresses: 66.35.250.206

    Try:

    % host 66.35.250.206
    206.250.35.66.in-addr.arpa is an alias for 206.0/24.250.35.66.in-addr.arpa.
    206.0/24.250.35.66.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer lists.sourceforge.net.

            Wietse


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