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Where to set the DNS settings in the Linux OS

To connect to the Internet from a Linux machine, we need to set the DNS for the Linux machine using the command line. We need to set up an entry in a file that is /etc/resolv.conf. Below is the way using which we can setup an entry:-

Step 1: Login onto the server using SSH.

Step 2:  Edit the file with your favourite editor:- 

vi /etc/resolv.conf

and then place the entry of the DNS as below :-

nameserver 8.8.8.8

nameserver 4.4.4.4

and then save the file.

That's all we need to do here for connecting to the Internet.

Sachin Tuesday 08 October 2013 - 09:22 am | | Default

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