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hello, I have had a fedora machine running for a while, and for some reason, when I reference a hostname be it using SSH or ping or scp etc, the ...
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- 01-11-2013 #1
- Join Date
- Nov 2012
appending a domain to my hostnames
I have had a fedora machine running for a while, and for some reason, when I reference a hostname be it using SSH or ping or scp etc, the computer is appending a domain on to the end of the hostname.
I am using a linux router to make DNS assignments throughout my local network and it has been working for all the other computers on the network, except this one.
for example when I ping hostname
the result I get is
PING hostname.domain.com (External IP) etc...
I didnt want to ping the hostname on any domain, just the host name.
I have tried looking in my hosts file and in the /etc/resolv.conf and everything looks fine there.
Any help is appreciated!
- 01-13-2013 #2
- Join Date
- Jun 2011
I would check the etc/hosts file on the server you are pinging from. I would do an nslookup on the IP address to see what you get. I would assume the other computers immediately resolve the hostname to the IP address when doing a ping.
I'm not sure what you mean when you say "I didn't want to ping the hostname on any domain." Wouldn't the hostname and full-qualified domain name resolve to the same computer?
Have you tried rebooting the computer or doing a DNS flush?