At IU, how do I configure my Unix workstation's DNS settings?
For most Unix workstations at Indiana University, you can
configure your DNS settings by editing your
The following sample file works well at IU Bloomington: domain department.indiana.edu search department.indiana.edu ucs.indiana.edu indiana.edu iu.edu nameserver 188.8.131.52 # ns.indiana.edu
The following sample file works well at IUPUI: domain department.iupui.edu search department.iupui.edu ucs.indiana.edu iupui.edu iu.edu nameserver 184.108.40.206 # ns.iupui.edu
department with your department's domain
Entering your department's domain name in the
line allows you to resolve hostnames in your own department (e.g.,
music.indiana.edu). If you are not a member of a
particular department, you may wish to omit that entry. Also, many
Unix workstations allow only five domains on the
At Indiana University, for personal or departmental Linux or Unix systems support, see At IU, how do I get support for Linux or Unix?
Last modified on August 22, 2008.