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Re: [SLE] Help with NFS
  • From: Donald D Henson <wepin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 08:32:48 -0600
  • Message-id: <42E64990.8080601@xxxxxxxxx>
Randall R Schulz wrote:
> Donald,
>
> On Tuesday 26 July 2005 06:08, Donald D Henson wrote:
>>Ken Schneider wrote:
>>>Change the entries in /etc/hosts to reflect the IP address changes.
>>>Also a FQDN contains three parts not two like you have set
>>>in /etc/hosts. There is a section in the admin manual that ships
>>>with SuSE and available in PDF format on the install media.
>>What's an FQDN?
>
> Fully Qualified Domain Name. One that resolves to the same address no
> matter where the resolution is initiated.

Thanks. I find that the hardest part of learning to do anything in Linux
is learning the terminology.

> By the way, A FQDN need not have three parts, it may have only two. Many
> people have ceased to use the conventional "www" component.
>
> Visit any of these:
>
> <http://cygwin.com/>
> <http://netscape.com/>
> <http://mozilla.org/>
> <http://archive.org/>
>
> Often, two-component DNS names in the Web will be redirected to another
> address with more components, but not all are.
>
>
> Randall Schulz
>


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