Is it possible to add a list of hosts that are only specific to a certain user? Perhaps a user-specific hosts file? This mechanism should also complement the entries in the /etc/hosts file.
Pasted below this question is a sample of a /etc/hosts file from a Linux (CentOS) and a Windows machine. The Linux file has two tabbed entries after the IP address (that is localhost.localdomain ...
Utilities like host and dig let you see the IP address corresponding to the host name. There is also the getent utility that can be used to query /etc/hosts or other NSS databases. I am looking for ...
I'm administrating a networked environment where the users authenticate over NIS. All machines can be used to SSH into the server but one. On the machine in question, I get the message ssh: connect ...
I was trying to get a perl script that contacts a PostgreSQL database to work on a server. This script was mysteriously failing. I then realised that localhost was not in the /etc/hosts file. The ...
I am using /etc/host to map localhost to a web domain. I would like a fast way of doing this rather than searching and replacing every time. I put this in my .bashrc file. alias hostchange=' ...
I need to use the a custom URL name which is accessible from all devices in a LAN. I know that it can be set in the /etc/hosts file 127.0.0.1 myname 127.0.1.1 system09-System-Product-Name # The ...