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I have an issue where the apt-get update command is not working correctly.

Eg below is part of the output of the command sudo apt-get update

Err:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Could not resolve 'cusxwtc-mwg6'
Err:3 http://pkg.jenkins.io/debian-stable binary/ InRelease Could not resolve 'cusxwtc-mwg4'

I have tried the command host -v cy.archive.ubuntu.com and it verifies the domain name is resolved.

I have also noticed that in each failed repository retrieval i can see the Could not resolve 'cusxwtc-mwg4' which doesn't make any sense. I have tried searching for it but i get no results.

The same message is shown (Could not resolve 'cusxwtc-mwg4') if i also try to install anything using apt-get.

What does the cusxwtc-mwg4 or cusxwtc-mwg6 mean and how can this issue be resolved?

I am using a static address IP config during the above issue but the issue is fixed if i use a dhcp configuration. But uaing static address is a requirement for me.

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This is related to McAfee Web Gateway installed in my organizations corp network.

I have overcome this issue by adding the following(replace domain with corps domain)

dns-search example.com

In the /etc/network/interfaces file

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