Question about the /etc/hosts file
Placid Publishing, LLC
peter at placidpublishing.net
Tue Apr 10 21:31:15 UTC 2007
Thats a FQDN (fully qualified domain name)
L33T Networks wrote:
> What is the second line with 10.20.30.199, and the hostname ends in a
> period? I've never seen this in a host file previous to FBSD v.6.
> apollo# cat /etc/hosts
> #::1 localhost.mydomain.com localhost
> 127.0.0.1 localhost.mydomain.com localhost
> 10.20.30.199 apollo.mydomain.com apollo
> 10.20.30.199 apollo.mydomain.com.
> Is this something that's required for other IP addresses that will be added
> to the hosts file in the future?
> Thanks in advance!
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