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Name resolution for internal network hostnames

I plan on standardizing host naming conventions and want to setup an "internal" network to allow easy communication between different servers. We purchase servers from multiple different dedicated ...
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1answer
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resolv.conf search suffix limited to six domains and 256 characters

Is there a way to increase the resolv.conf search suffix limitation beyond six domains and 256 characters? This is an issue for an environment that has well over six domains to consider. I realize ...
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Adjust Windows DNS timeout similar to the Linux resolv.conf?

I'm curious if there's a mechanism to adjust the Windows client resolver timeout in the same manner that the "timeout" option in the Linux /etc/resolv.conf file works. For example, my Linux ...
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How to configure samba to workaround UDP broadcast problems?

I have a problem that NetBIOS name of my Ubuntu laptop connected through WiFi cannot be resolved from other machines. Using a packet sniffer and nmblookup I figured out that the wlan interface doesn't ...
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Can the DNRD master file contain multiple records for a name?

I am trying to get DNRD to serve certain records from the master file in a round robin manner. I have tried several combinations e.g.: 1.1.1.1 hostnameA 2.2.2.2 hostnameA 1.1.1.1 2.2.2.2 ...
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What can I use to monitor which IP address w/name resolution is connected to each PID?

This would be for under Linux particularly. Is there a tool out there, or a script that I could use to monitor IP connections--with name resolution--and, see which process they're connected to? ...
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Why must a linux server be rebooted to properly handle a change in resolv.conf?

I know this has to just be a lack of my understanding but here's the problem. We recently changed DNS servers from 192.168.1.1 to .2, so I went around to all 8 of my linux servers and changed ...