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Linux DNS Configuration

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Linux DNS Configuration

Console Configuration


Linux DNS Configuraiton via the CLI is the most commonly used method of configuration.



Step 1


Log into the server and su – to root, perform the following commands by replacing and with the DNSFlex closest DNS Servers :


# cp /etc/resolv.conf /etc/resolv.conf.bak
# echo “nameserver” > /etc/resolv.conf ; echo “nameserver” >> /etc/resolv.conf



Step 2


Validate a DNS query by performing the following command:


# dig



GUI Configuration


Step 1


Navigate to the network manager icon in the menu bar, click the Edit Connections... item.



Step 2

Switch to the “Wired” or “Wireless” tabs, depending on your use case.  In this example we will use the “WIFI” Connection


Step 3

Select the name of your network, and click Edit...


Step 4

Switch to the IPv4 tab, and then change it from automatic DHCP to Automatic (DHCP) addresses only


Step 5

Enter the two closest DNSFlex Servers in this field seperated by commas




Step 6

Click save, and you’re done!