Configuring centos 6.3

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by dna, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. dna

    dna New Member

    hey guys,

    Im new here and a friend told me that I could learn about everything of linux so here I am.

    I've followed this tutorial The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.3 x86_64 (Apache2, Courier, ISPConfig 3) but I get stuck on page 3.
    when I'm trying to install mysql trough yum I get a couple times the message that it can't resolve host xxxxxx

    First I though that it was my internet connection but its not. Ive tried the command "host google.com" followed by my dns address and I get a result

    Can anyone help me out ?
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator

    Can you ping the host that cannot be resolved?

    What's in /etc/resolv.conf?
     
  3. dna

    dna New Member

    Hey falko,

    If i ping one of the host that can not be resolved I'm getting response.

    And in /etc I dont have resolve.conf...
     
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator

    It's resolv.conf, not resolve.conf.

    Have you tried yum again? Maybe it was a temporary problem with one of the repo servers.
     
  5. dna

    dna New Member

    Sorry, I mean resolv.conf..

    I think its my network settings ( im working virtual ). Im gonna reinstall centos and try it again.

    Another question: Im learning linux because I want to run a hosting company and online backup service. Do you have any tips/tutorials that I can use ? Is there any software available for linux wich can do online backup ?? Or is it better to use a windows os for the backup and linux for hosting (DA) ?

    Thanks in advance..

    Gr,
     

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