Disable automatic "Fallback" IP on 9.0-RC2 when a hostname cannot be resolved

Ryan Coleman editor at d3photography.com
Sat Nov 26 16:46:49 UTC 2011

Change your DNS server to Google ( and

It's your DNS providers' doing.

On Nov 26, 2011, at 9:44 AM, Moritz Wilhelmy wrote:

> Hello,
> my 9.0-RC2 installation on furnace.wzff.de keeps connecting to wzff.de
> if a hostname cannot be resolved. E.g. telnet foobar 25 connects me to
> the SMTP server on wzff.de, same thing for another jail that uses a
> subdomain of barfooze.de and tries to connect to barfooze.de if it can't
> find a suitable DNS or /etc/hosts record.
> I dislike when computers try to be smart like this, and I can't really
> think how this is useful, and it also doesn't happen on another machine
> that has a subdomain of something set as hostname and is running 8.2, so
> I want to disable it. Can anyone give me a hint how to do it?
> If you can't, which of the numerous mailing lists would be the right one
> to contact in this case?
> This is 9.0-RC2 on amd64, last updated 2011-11-09.
> Best regards,
> Moritz
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