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DNS name servers

DNS name servers are specified by using the system name-server command.

Note: The order in which the DNS name servers are added to the configuration is the order in which they are accessed.

The following table shows how to specify two DNS name servers for the system: one at and the other at

To specify DNS name servers, perform the following steps in configuration mode.

Table 1. Specifying DNS name servers
Step Command
Specify the first DNS name server.
vyatta@R1# set system name-server
Specify the second DNS name server.
vyatta@R1# set system name-server
Commit the change.
vyatta@R1# commit
Show configuration.
vyatta@R1# 7HA-20007-CCAA-108EN
"Operator Manual Operator's Workplace HIS RBC"
 show system name-server