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proftpd can't resolve hostname
Authored by: baas on Jan 05, '02 08:45:11AM

Hi, i had the same problem, but i solved it now ;)

please make sure you have the exact same hostname listed in NetInfo (You can check in NetInfo Manager, under machines), as in the terminal window, make sure you have no capitols in the netinfo name, as they are not supported, and make sure (this was the problem with me) you do not have any characters other than letters (or dashes, i suppose)in your hostname. Even though your terminal-window will support it, nslookup will not. Hope you get it working.

You can always set your hostname with the 'hostname "{string}"' command in the terminal.
And you can check your hostname by simply typing 'hostname' in the terminal.

Good Luck!
Maarten Baas.



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