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Domain server lookup problems?



   Date: Tue, 15 Jan 91 12:16:10 EST
   From: "Mark Bramwell" <Mark@Hamster.Business.UWO.CA>
   Reply-To: Mark@Hamster.Business.UWO.CA
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   I have a question regarding the domain server lookup.  I have in my domain.txt
   some entries for local hosts.  These are the short names ie:  "ria.ccs.uwo.ca"
   has an entry called "ria".  If I do a TELNET ria, I get connected.  I noticed
   that NOS queries the domain server first.  Today, our domain server died and
   it took awhile for nos to stop trying the vax, and search the local domain
   file.  Would it not make sense to search the local file first?

   I have this problem on packet also.  I have .ampr.org machines defined
   locally, yet it queries the domain server over packet before giving up and
   trying the local file.

   Is this a 'feature' or a 'bug'?

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   Mark Bramwell, VE3PZR                Located in sunny London, Ontario

   Internet: mark@hamster.business.uwo.ca  IP Address: 129.100.22.100
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