Re: Spooler subsystem app accessing DNS

From: Boogie Woogie Flu (spam_at_email.sux)
Date: 06/08/03


Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2003 20:07:33 GMT

No miscommunication. Just misinformation.

"Ellie" <ACEHMP@aol.com> wrote in message
news:4f4261f9.0306071020.28ee1ca5@posting.google.com...
> > Nope. It's definitely the DNS server assigned by my ISP.
>
> Perhaps we're miscommunicating.
>
> The DNS server assigned by your ISP IS YOU -- it's your computer(your
> computer acts as a "server" during connection to the internet, and has
> a DNS decimal name assigned to it that correlates with your computer's
> short name. This has nothing to do with the 127.0.0.1 internal
> communication, per se).
>
> Think about it. There's no reason/way for ZA to alert YOU to an
> attempt to access your ISP's DNS. Your ISP's DNS is a huge computer
> somewhere else, with it's own "short name," and other than the initial
> handshake between you and your ISP (which is when "short names" were
> exchanged and your connection-specific DNS was assigned to YOUR short
> name), your computer's software couldn't care less about your
> provider's short name.
>
> Just trying to help you think through your issue. I certainly don't
> know all the answers!