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.
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 ...
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 ...
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=' ...