Configuring the /etc/hosts file
To configure name service on a client using the /etc/hosts file:
If the /etc/hosts file does not already exist, select
Services Add Hosts database
in the Client Manager.
If the /etc/hosts file does already exist,
click on /etc/hosts file in the services listed in the
Client Manager, and then select
To add an entry to the /etc/hosts file, click on Add,
enter the IP address, hostname, and any alias names, then click
To modify an entry in the /etc/hosts file, click on it in the
list to select it, and then click on Modify.
Click on OK to save your changes.
To delete an entry in the /etc/hosts file, click on it in the
list to select it, and then click on Delete.
Click on OK to exit.
This procedure modifies the file /etc/hosts.
for a description of the format of this file.
Entries for the host, including the loopback address, cannot be modified
to prevent accidental deletion.
Configuring a default route
Configuring a DNS client
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003