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Date:      Sun, 17 Dec 2006 11:35:32 -0600
From:      Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How did the /etc/resolv.conf appear?
Message-ID:  <20061217173532.GF43992@dan.emsphone.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061217171732.GA2743@host.my.domain>
References:  <20061217171732.GA2743@host.my.domain>

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In the last episode (Dec 17), a@zeos.net said:
> The automatically installed /etc/resolv.conf
> contains the next:
> 
> nameserver 82.207.67.2
> nameserver 213.179.244.18
> 
> Today I discovered that this servers is not servers of FreeBSD.org 
> or InterNIC, but of my ISP.
> 
> I wonder how the system found these IP addresses?
> 
> Are these entries created during installation?

They could have been, if you selected DHCP configuration.  In addition
to your IP address, the server can also hand out DNS server addresses,
which dhcpd will use to create a resolv.conf file.

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@allantgroup.com



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