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Pinned topic DNS client server configuration in AIX

‏2008-10-23T15:14:13Z |
dear AIX gurus,
do u have any links to DNS setup and configuration in AIX.
do u refer your AIX server to DNS server. normally what are the key consideration when setup DNS AIX server especially in the server that has the cluster or multiple ip service ip and persistent ip. would really appreciate you can share your experience. thank you.
Updated on 2008-10-28T07:41:33Z at 2008-10-28T07:41:33Z by apple08
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re: DNS client server configuration in AIX

    ‏2008-10-25T16:24:20Z  in response to apple08
    Try starting with these:

    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/aix/topic/com.ibm.aix.commadmn/doc/commadmndita/HT_commadmn_configure_dns.htm

    http://www.dns.net/

    I would also recommend the O'Reilly book - DNS and BIND.
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    Re: DNS client server configuration in AIX

    ‏2008-10-25T21:01:27Z  in response to apple08
    The configuration of DNS reference is a "system wide configuration" and doesn't matter how many adapters on IP address configured on your server.

    You have to point the entries in /etc/resolv.conf file to your DNS server
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.aix.files/doc/aixfiles/resolv.conf.htm
    • apple08
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      Re: DNS client server configuration in AIX

      ‏2008-10-28T06:40:02Z  in response to SystemAdmin
      dear sir,
      noted on system wide configuration.
      if we have multiple ip like physical and service ip, which ip do we need to use to register to dns server? hope to hear from you. thank you
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        Re: DNS client server configuration in AIX

        ‏2008-10-28T07:41:33Z  in response to apple08
        dear sir,
        additional question:
        do we need to register our hmc, vio servers and nim server to dns server? do we need to make configuration at hmc, vio and nim server level. many thanks in advance