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Re: Why does resolv.conf keep changing?




On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 07:33:01PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> So, I edited resolv.conf to my preference and then made it immutable
> with `chattr +i /etc/resolv.conf`.  Several hours later the name server
> was changed back to the ISP router's address.  That is very odd.

ls -ld /etc/resolv.conf


On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 03:15:30AM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> > > So if you:
> > > $ ls -l --full-time /etc/resolv.conf
> > > and then look at what happened at that precise time in /var/log/syslog
> > > or wherever your logs are being written. What took place?

And what does the ls actually SHOW?

> So, it happened again at 03:02:26 that resolv.conf was changed.

ls -ld /etc/resolv.conf

If it's a SYMLINK and you made the symlink immutable, well, that would
explain a whole lot.