resolv.conf the DNS hostname resolver configuration file on Linux Fedora 9

Computer Configuration GNU Linux Fedora using Linux Command


   The resolv.conf configuration file is another network related configuration file on Linux Fedora system.  The resolv.conf configuration file contains the information about the list of DNS server.  The Linux Fedora / Linux system use this resolv.conf configuration file to find the DNS server that will be resolving the domain names into the IP addresses.  The example below show the contents of resolv.conf configuration file on Linux Fedora 9.

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Display the contents of resolv.conf network configuration file.

DNS hostname resolver resolv.conf configuration file

[root@fedora ~]# cat /etc/resolv.conf

; generated by /sbin/dhclient-script


[root@fedora ~]#


Using the ls -l command to show the resolv.conf file permission, owner, group owner, file size, date created or edited and file location.

Properties of resolv.conf network configuration file

[root@fedora ~]# ls -l /etc/resolv.conf

-rw-r--r-- 2 root root 60 2008-09-21 03:55 /etc/resolv.conf

[root@fedora ~]#