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Authored by: ptwithy on Jun 22, '05 05:37:28PM

Each search domain you add can slow down lookups. If you add a search domain of:

and enter zot as an address, then lookup will try:

Many browsers have their own search they layer on top of this, by trying

If the nameserver you talk to is slow about giving negative replies, you can waste a lot of time trying all these combinations.

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