Oracle Linux 6 - NSLOOKUP Fails with Error "Can't Find server: NXDOMAIN"
(Doc ID 2590272.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
"nslookup" failed on Oracle Linux 6 server even though it's configured with proper /etc/hosts entries, also /etc/host.conf file order is "order hosts,bind" and "/etc/nsswitch.conf" has set to lookup host files.
[root@test ~]# nslookup test Server: x.x.x.x Address: x.x.x.x#53 ** server can't find test: NXDOMAIN
[root@test ~]# cat /etc/host.conf order hosts,bind multi on
[root@test ~]#cat /etc/nsswitch.conf |grep hosts #hosts: db files nisplus nis dns hosts: files dns myhostname
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