Changing nameservers

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On most Linux servers the nameservers are in /etc/resolv.conf Edit this file, with for example vim

vim /etc/resolv.conf

Format of the file is nameserver a.b.c.d, example resolv.conf with google dns servers:


search line means which domain is searched for that host if specified name is not FQDN. Ie. if you have:


and you do host servera on shell, it will try finding