In <COL113-W487AF99B7580E992E8CEF5EF630@phx.gbl>, Peter Crawford wrote: >What response should come from `host myserver` executed >on myworkstation? By consulting /etc/hosts, From man 1 host: host is a simple utility for performing DNS lookups. So, it always uses DNS, not paying attention to your settings in nsswitch.conf. In particular, it doesn't read /etc/hosts because it doesn't use the "files" NS module. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. email@example.com ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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