LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-03-2008, 11:18 AM   #1
mokku
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2007
Posts: 197

Rep: Reputation: 30
nsswitch.conf vs host.conf question


Hi,

Does nsswitch.conf and host.conf do the same job?

nsswitch.conf

hosts: files dns nis nisplus

host.conf

order hosts,bind

Which file gets called first, if there is a request? thanks in advance.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
what is nsswitch.conf ikinnu Linux - Server 4 09-13-2007 02:04 AM
/etc/nsswitch.conf blackzone Linux - Networking 2 04-04-2006 06:32 PM
/etc/hosts, /etc/resolve.conf and /etc/host.conf config probs below_average Linux - Networking 1 12-08-2004 11:07 PM
nsswitch.conf and host.conf differences peter72 Linux - Networking 4 10-23-2004 02:02 AM
nsswitch.conf dunkyb Linux - General 1 04-20-2003 12:43 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:00 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration