Ftp client

Richard Lightman richard at reika.demon.co.uk
Mon Oct 29 00:36:54 PST 2001


Misquoted from Andreas Lingenhag on 2001/10/28 at 21:11 +0000:
> Hi everyone
> Just installed lukemftp and wget. ( after the instructions given in the
> ftp.txt hint file...)
> Get this errormessage when trying to connect to an ftp server:
> 
> ftp> open ftp.nts.ch
> ftp: Temporary failure in name resolution
> 
> When I try to connect with the ip adress everything is ok.
> Has anyone had this problem?
> 
You need a name server. Change 1.2.3.4 to the IP address of
your ISP's name server and:

echo "nameserver 1.2.3.4" >>/etc/resolv.conf

Or you could set up DNS on your machine (I like djbdns,
the other famous one is bind).

Richard

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