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Re: Can't find the DNS Servers




On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 03:57:33PM -0700, Gary Roach wrote:
> On 10/04/2017 11:13 AM, Reco wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 02:08:17PM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 08:59:46PM +0300, Reco wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 11:59:04AM -0500, David Wright wrote:
> > > > > On Wed 04 Oct 2017 at 09:11:37 (+0300), Reco wrote:
> > > > > > A correct way to fix this is to "persuade" your DHCP server not to
> > > > > > provide DNS information.
> > > > > > Even more correct way is to force your DNS-at-DHCP to use 8.8.8.8 as
> > > > > > forwarder DNS.
> > > > > > Since it's unnaturally complex to do so in a consumer-grade routers, a
> > > > > > hack is in order.
> > > > > 
> > > > > But won't that send local host lookups to google which won't have a clue?
> > > > 
> > > > Why won't it have a clue?
> > > 
> > > Because google doesn't know what names you use on your local network.
> > 
> > Once one starts using 8.8.8.8 - it will. Even it won't show it.
> > Friends don't let friends use Google resolvers.
> > A software that's using "Four Eights" by default was considered buggy in
> > Debian back in the day.
> > 
> > > To
> > > implement local lookups you need a name server which can selectively either
> > > serve a local name or forward the request to an internet name server.
> > 
> > Avahi, anyone?
> > 
> > > That
> > > can't be done in resolv.conf, but can be done either centrally or locally
> > > via unbound or similar.
> > 
> > Or, /etc/hosts. For a simple household network how hard could it be?
> > 
> > Reco
> > 
> > 
> Rico,
> 
> I filled /etc/hosts and can get named service to my local network but can't
> get on to the internet. It's like something is blocking access to any
> nameservers.

The contents of /etc/nsswitch.conf, please.
The current contents of /etc/resolv.conf.

The output of (terminate it with Ctrl+C after 60 seconds):

tcpdump -nvi any udp port 53 or tcp port 53 or udp port 5353

While doing:

getent hosts go.dev

Reco