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 From:  "taharka" <res00vl8 at alltel dot net>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Bug or feature (ping)?
 Date:  Mon, 8 Mar 2004 09:48:23 -0500
> Dear all,
>
> I've just switched from ipcop and I'm very impressed. There is one thing
> I don't understand and couldn't find in the archives.
>
> When I use 'Diagnostic/Ping', I can't use hostnames which containes '-',
> like 'fs-lx-01', which is one of my servers. When pressing the 'Ping'
> button, the hyphens are simply removed and of course the ping doesn't
> work (ping: cannot resolve fslx01: Unknown host).
>
> But by using 'exec.php' I can simply enter 'ping -c 5 fs-lx-01' and it
> works like expected.

Ah, you are quite right. Just tried this using linux-mag.com & received the
same result :(

> Is this by purpose, a bug or do I simply miss something?

Excellent question IMHO ;)

taharka
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