Post by Yufeng Zho » Sat, 18 Apr 1998 04:00:00

We have 2 sun boxes with Solaris 2.4 & Solaris 2.5.1.
They are used as DNS server. What bother me is that
the name daemon is always go down(at lease 1 time per
week). I plan to start named in inittab but I don't
know if there is any problem with this, please give
me some advice.

Another is, what is differce between in.named &
in.tnamed, now we are running in.tnamed, is it OK?



1. Host name, primary name, domain name...?

Can someone please tell me what should I put for these name?

I have local network with several computers and one of them is running
redhat linux  6.1.  I also have an SMC router to get out to the

I want to setup my linux box to be my web/email/ftp/telnet server with
my registered domain name,

host: c123456-a

SMC router:

linux box:

What should I put for these name?
<In netconf host basic configuration>
Host name:
Primary name + domain name:

<Resolver configuration>
Default domain:

<Basic sendmail configuration>
Present your system as:
Mail server:
Mail gateway:


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