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networking - local DNS lookup not working, despite Ok, it turns out the "host" command not resolving was a bit of red herring for my original problem - it couldn't work because it doesn't look into /etc/hosts, as explained in answers below. The original issue was lack of canonical hostname i.e. hostname --fqdn was returning localhost. dns - Can /etc/hosts config reverse resolution? - Stack It will depend on the tool you use to do the lookup and the configuration of resolving on your computer. For example gethostbyaddr() will check /etc/hosts if "files" is in the hosts section of your /etc/nsswitch.conf. Note however that not all tools will do a local resolve, such as the "host" command for example, so it depends entirely on how

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In my case DNS was resolving for full names but not short ones. – sorin Oct 29 '13 at 10:07. 1 @Matteo Maybe the file doesn't have to exist, or maybe the answer needs to be updated for Yosemite. read /etc/hosts - 6 addresses Open Network Preferences and make sure that is the only DNS server (network preferences -> advanced

nslookup only does proper DNS resolution, which is significantly different from the Name Service Switch subsystem that your other applications use; that is to say nslookup ignores /etc/hosts and mDNS.. To test local resolutions like that, use something that uses NSS. ping for example. Here's a simple demo based on an /etc/hosts entry on my network. dns - Windows hosts file not working - Stack Overflow I need to add a custom IP host line to the hosts file: c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts. I tried adding this: models.db. When I save the file and try to ping the host, the browser cannot find it. I tried using the command line to add read-only to the hosts file -- same result. I tried flushing the DNS cache, but nothing Fix Google Chrome slow or hanging resolving host | Mark Shust Dec 17, 2019