help for etc/hosts
I'm just setup a Mail Server using a sendmail MTA but I don't familiar with the etc/hosts files. please give me an example what I put inside this file.
thanks in advance
in your hosts file simply add this information
3). Short-Hostname (alias of your system if any)
IP-Address Full-Qualified-Hostname Short-Hostname
As an example format is should be,
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
192.168.1.1 abc.pqr.com abc
abc is the host name
pqr.com is the domain name
Step3 in the following screencast shows how to edit the hosts file:
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