[ALUG] SSH clients
mark at more-solutions.co.uk
Wed Jun 14 16:50:18 BST 2017
On 14 June 2017 at 16:27, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> The basic reason is that 17.04 doesn't use the 'dnsmasq run by Network
> Manager' for local DNS cache, it has a systemd equivalent instead.
Thanks for the detailed explanation.
> It *should* be able to look up unqualified names but can't for
> some reason, this is an actual bug and has been reported.
Don't suppose you have a bug reference I can look up?
> The systemd DNS treats multiple DNS entries in /etc/resolv.conf
> differently from the previous system. If the first one fails then
> it uses the second and *continues* to use the second. Previously
> the DNS servers were tried in order.
As I understand it this is "normal" (if frustrating) behaviour and if
dnsmasq did things differently then that might have been nice but not
"normal". (Try putting two DNS entries into a Windows box, for
> For the present I have added a 'search' domain to /etc/resolv.conf
> (well, to the resolvconf configuration actually)
That didn't work when I tried it for some reason but I'll have another go.
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