[sf-lug] resolver problem

Michael Paoli Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu
Wed Apr 6 03:47:25 PDT 2016

> Subject: Re: [sf-lug] resolver problem
> Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2016 02:44:25 +0000

> If you have nameserver failure, you cannot ping
> a domain name, only an IP address.

That's not necessarily correct.  If the name is resolved,
it may be pingable, and resolving a name may not require

See also:
resolver (3)
nsswitch.conf (5)
hosts (5)

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