Issue resolving to correct domain name with telnet
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26th February 2008, 10:48
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DNS maps names to ip, reverse DNS maps ip to name. I have had a similer problem before with telnet, i think it is the way it handles nsswitch.
Try running it under strace you should be able to see, how it is resolving names.
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