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The host.conf File


The central file that controls your resolver setup is host.conf. It resides in /etc and tells the resolver which services to use, and in what order.

Options in host.conf must occur on separate lines. Fields may be separated by white space (spaces or tabs). A hash sign (#) introduces a comment that extends to the next newline.

The following options are available:

A sample file for vlager is shown below:

Andrew Anderson
Thu Mar 7 23:22:06 EST 1996