Name Service Switch (NSS) module is used to integrate node IDs and DNS names into the system. The module is supplied for all GNU C library-based Linux distributions (currently all Linux distributions that we support except OpenWRT).
After you install
mcc package the module is added to
You can check that the module was added correctly with the following command.
The command should output a line similar to the following.
mcc [SUCCESS=return] in the output.
This particular line means that the system first looks DNS name in files (
then contacts pre-configured DNS servers (
mcc module returns positive answer, the rest modules are skipped.
NSS module is configured via environment variables. Since the module is loaded to any binary that tries to resolve DNS names, you have to put this variable in the configuration of every daemon that needs DNS name resolution. It is often easier to just use the default values.
Specify UNIX socket path. Default is