[torqueusers] Dependencies being ignored from some submit hosts.

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Fri Feb 22 14:23:07 MST 2008


On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 01:33:56PM -0700, John Hanks alleged:
> Reverse lookups are consistent from both hosts, and hostA is the
> primary nameserver for itself and submitA, so they should be getting
> their answers from the same place.
> 
> [root at hostA hostA]# host hostA
> hostA.hpc.usu.edu has address 192.168.0.1
> [root at hostA hostA]# host 192.168.0.1
> 1.0.168.192.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer hostA.hpc.usu.edu.
> 
> user at submitA ~ $ host hostA
> hostA.hpc.usu.edu has address 192.168.0.1
> user at submitA ~ $ host 192.168.0.1
> 1.0.168.192.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer hostA.hpc.usu.edu.

Don't use 'host', use 'getent hosts'.  The former uses DNS directly bypassing
the system lookup functions.

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