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Solaris™ Operating Environment Boot Camp by Dominic Butler, David Rhodes

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Configuring the Clients

Now that we have the master and slave servers functioning correctly, we can configure the remaining clients to perform host name lookups. These are very easy to set up; in fact, we have already done this in Chapter 13, “Connecting to the Internet.” The only difference is that the name servers we'll be using are the local ones we've just configured. Let's use xenon as an example machine to see the changes we've made.

First we'll create the resolver configuration file, which contains the addresses of the name servers we wish to use—this will be copied from the master as we said earlier:

 iodine# cat /etc/resolv.conf ; ; resolv.conf that queries the ; master name server first, followed ; by the slave name server ; search ...

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