/etc/hosts and localhost

Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au
Mon Jan 19 10:32:46 PST 2004

> What *exactly* does the book miss of choose not to include? Sorry for >
> millions of questions, I'm trying to understand the point of this
> whole thread...

We currently dont set domainname.
Usually only used with alternative NSS mechanisms ( NIS/NIS+, LDAP
(i think) ).
You'll have to excuse my predilictions, I work primarily in Sun shops
and have become set in my ways ;-)

Its a simple addition to the bootscripts if needed anyway ;-)


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