reverse dns and NSF

From: Scott Walde <linux_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Fri Sep 19 2003 - 12:46:02 CST

If you don't like NSF, you should make sure you have enough money in your
bank account before writing a cheque. If you're asking about NFS, others
here will have better advice than me. :-)


Walde Technology		Networks, Internet, Intranets
Saskatoon, SK  CANADA		Linux Support, Web Programming
306-221-7393			Network Security, Firewalls
On Fri, 19 Sep 2003, Graham Bendell wrote:
> does anyone know why NSF does a reverse dns lookup when i try to mount an nsf
> filesystem, and more importantly, How to i make NSF NOT do a dns check on the IP's.
> Im getting really really really frustrated with this. cant mount - permission
> denied,  messages tells me DNS forward lookup does't match with reverse, which
> makes sence seeing as how this is all bloody internal.
> the domain of the machine trying to mount the filesystem does indeed have a real
> world IP address, which another machine (the firewall) holds and routes, and the
> computer running the NFS daemon has the domain and internal ip address in its
> hosts file.
> so yeah, how can i disable dns lookups with NSF?
> please help.
> Graham
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