Oracle Linux: nslookup(1) Fails To Resolve The Host Name On Exalytics Guest Machine (Doc ID 2044528.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 to Oracle Linux 7.1 [Release OL5U5 to OL7U1]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

Guest VM running on Exalytic are having problem with nslookup(1) commands returning:

The ping(1), telnet(1) or nc(1) command to port 53 is working without any issues. We deduce that port 53 is open and listening.

Changes

 N/A

Cause

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