We have a computer running ubuntu with name
nameA. The DNS server runs on ubuntu as well, while all other computers are windows 7.
If I ping the computer from another ubuntu, all fine, the name is resolved correctly.
$ nslookup nameA Server: 127.0.1.1 Address: 127.0.1.1#53 Name: nameA.domainname Address: 192.168.30.30
If I do the same on a windows 7 machine I get
Domain non-existant, while it works if I append the domainname:
nslookup nameA.domainname. If I
nslookup other machines it doesn't find them without the domain name appended, but it is able to ping them with or without the domain name.
The names are listed as
nameA.domainname nameB.domainname ... on the DNS.