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interface-order - resolvconf configuration file

INTERFACE-ORDER(5) resolvconf INTERFACE-ORDER(5)

NAME

interface-order - resolvconf configuration file

DESCRIPTION

The file /etc/resolvconf/interface-order is used to control the order in which resolvconf nameserver information records are processed by those resolvconf update scripts that consult this file. (The name of the file is apt because a resolvconf nameserver information record is named after the interface with which it is associated.)
The file contains a sequence of shell glob patterns, one per line. The position of a record in the order is the point at which its name first matches a pattern.
Patterns may not contain whitespace, slashes or initial dots or tildes. Blank lines and lines beginning with a '#' are ignored.
Resolvconf update scripts in /etc/resolvconf/update.d/ that consult this file include the current default versions of dnsmasq, pdnsd and libc. (Actually they don't read the file directly; they call the utility program /lib/resolvconf/list-records which lists records in the specified order and omits the names of empty records.)

EXAMPLE

# /etc/resolvconf/interface-order
# Use nameservers on the loopback interface first.
lo*
# Next use records for Ethernet interfaces
eth*
# Next use records for Wi-Fi interfaces
wlan*
# Next use records for PPP interfaces
ppp*
# Last use other interfaces
*

AUTHOR

Resolvconf was written by Thomas Hood <jdthood@gmail.com>. Copyright © 2004, 2011 Thomas Hood
 
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO

resolvconf(8)
18 May 2011 resolvconf