On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 11:05:43 -0600
Lamont Peterson <lamont(a)gurulabs.com> wrote:
IMNSHO, the /etc/hosts file is only for making sure that the box can
resolve itself regardless of what's going on with whatever network(s)
it's plugged into at the moment. Period. There are plenty of
daemons that will grumble if you use names in the configuration and
it can't resolve them (like MTAs, for example, in some parts of their
I agree. Locally resolvable is a must, DNS resolvable (or matching
DNS) is silly.
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