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Date:      Sat, 26 Nov 2011 10:46:35 -0600
From:      Ryan Coleman <editor@d3photography.com>
To:        Moritz Wilhelmy <moritz@wzff.de>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Disable automatic "Fallback" IP on 9.0-RC2 when a hostname cannot be resolved
Message-ID:  <46A029F7-3898-4B12-8560-0F04A68E49AA@d3photography.com>
In-Reply-To: <20111126154422.GR16096@barfooze.de>
References:  <20111126154422.GR16096@barfooze.de>

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Change your DNS server to Google (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4).

It's your DNS providers' doing.


On Nov 26, 2011, at 9:44 AM, Moritz Wilhelmy wrote:

> Hello,
>=20
> my 9.0-RC2 installation on furnace.wzff.de keeps connecting to wzff.de
> if a hostname cannot be resolved. E.g. telnet foobar 25 connects me to
> the SMTP server on wzff.de, same thing for another jail that uses a
> subdomain of barfooze.de and tries to connect to barfooze.de if it =
can't
> find a suitable DNS or /etc/hosts record.
>=20
> I dislike when computers try to be smart like this, and I can't really
> think how this is useful, and it also doesn't happen on another =
machine
> that has a subdomain of something set as hostname and is running 8.2, =
so
> I want to disable it. Can anyone give me a hint how to do it?
> If you can't, which of the numerous mailing lists would be the right =
one
> to contact in this case?
>=20
> This is 9.0-RC2 on amd64, last updated 2011-11-09.
>=20
>=20
> Best regards,
>=20
> Moritz
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