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Manual Reference Pages  -  NSS_MDNS.CONF (5)

NAME

nss_mdns.conf - configuration file for libnss_mdns(8).

CONTENTS

Description
     Configuration file format
     Default configuration
See Also
History
Authors
License
     NICTA Public Software Licence

DESCRIPTION

This file describes the domains that libnss_mdns(8) is to support. If a lookup domain is not in this list, then NSS_STATUS_NOTFOUND will be returned to libc and processing will continue according to nsswitch.conf(5).

    Configuration file format

Lines containing only whitespace or lines whose first non-whitespace character is #’ are ignored. No single line may be greater than 1023 characters plus end-of-line.

Enable use of libnss_mdns(8) to lookup DNS entries in the x.y.z’ domain. Leading and trailing dots are dropped.

Reverse (PTR) lookups are enabled using their DNS names. IPv6 names use "nibble format".

    domain 254.169.in-addr.arpa

    domain 0.8.e.f.ip6.arpa

    Default configuration

If the configuration file cannot be found then the following is assumed.
domain local
domain 0.8.e.f.ip6.int
domain 0.8.e.f.ip6.arpa
domain 254.169.in-addr.arpa

SEE ALSO

nsswitch.conf(5), libnss_mdns(8)

HISTORY

libnss_mdns(8) was originally written for
.An NICTA Bq http://www.nicta.com.au/ .

AUTHORS


.An Andrew White Bq Andrew.White@nicta.com.au

LICENSE

This software is licensed under the NICTA Public Source License version 1.0

    NICTA Public Software Licence

Version 1.0

Copyright 2004 National ICT Australia Ltd

All rights reserved.

By this licence, National ICT Australia Ltd (NICTA) grants permission, free of charge, to any person who obtains a copy of this software and any associated documentation files ("the Software") to use and deal with the Software in source code and binary forms without restriction, with or without modification, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimers.
  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimers in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  • The name of NICTA may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this Software without specific prior written permission.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS LICENCE AND TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND NICTA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS REGARDING THE CONTENTS OR ACCURACY OF THE SOFTWARE, OR OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, THE ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, OR THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF ERRORS, WHETHER OR NOT DISCOVERABLE.

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL NICTA BE LIABLE ON ANY LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE) FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) LOSS OF PRODUCTION OR OPERATION TIME, LOSS, DAMAGE OR CORRUPTION OF DATA OR RECORDS; OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, OPPORTUNITY, REVENUE, PROFIT OR GOODWILL, OR OTHER ECONOMIC LOSS; OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS LICENCE, THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF NICTA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

If applicable legislation implies warranties or conditions, or imposes obligations or liability on NICTA in respect of the Software that cannot be wholly or partly excluded, restricted or modified, NICTA’s liability is limited, to the full extent permitted by the applicable legislation, at its option, to:

a. in the case of goods, any one or more of the following:
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