[lug] DNS and Apache Server

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Fri Jun 2 12:21:30 MDT 2000

You can just trick apache by putting the machine name in /etc/hosts...
works for sendmail too, in most cases. 

Assuming that /etc/nsswitch.conf file is setup to use /etc/hosts

And assuming that apache is using the correct hostname...


You get the idea...

On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 12:38:03PM -0400, Subba Rao wrote:
> One problem I have noticed is the slow startup of Apache at boot up time on my Linux.
> It is trying to resolve the DNS name for this web server. The domainname on my
> local LAN is a bogus domain. I do have the WWW server mentioned in the DNS table
> www             A
> What entries are required in the DNS to get Apache to start without delay?
> The named daemon is starting before the the httpd daemon. The problem is obviously
> in the DNS record.

Nate Duehr <nate at natetech.com>

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