Subject: Re: httpd: cannot determine local host name
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/08/1998 17:44:31
:         I'm running a DNS on this machine, and /etc/hosts only
:         has the hostname without domain listed:
:        miyu ns www www-proxy irc news 

Does your DNS server reverse lookups for 10.IN-ADDR.ARPA?  If not, Apache
will not be able to determine the host name automatically, as it does a
[pseudocode] gethostbyaddr(gethostbyname(gethostname())) to get the FQDN.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.