nslookup fails for normal users with error : connection timed out (Doc ID 1667077.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.2 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The nslookup(1M) command may fail when it does get executed by a non-root user, while the same works for root.

Example:

Cause

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