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Re: [SLE] Help with NFS
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 09:29:12 -0400
  • Message-id: <1122384552.21009.9.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 06:24 -0700, 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.
>
> 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.

Should have stated that it -normally- has three parts when a company is
serving more than one service but two will work.

>
> 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
>
--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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