oops! thanks for the correction
----- Original Message ----
From: Eric Martin <freak4uxxx(a)gmail.com>
To: Worcester Linux Users Group <wlug(a)mail.wlug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 8:23:14 AM
Subject: Re: [Wlug] Accessing Host Names
Mike Leo wrote:
> if you add the raw IP and host name to /etc/resolv.conf (or on windows c:\windows\system32\etc\hosts) you can then access via names
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "kstratton(a)fastmail.us" <kstratton(a)fastmail.us>
> To: Worcester Linux Users Group <wlug(a)mail.wlug.org>; Worcester Linux Users Group <wlug(a)mail.wlug.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 7:56:04 AM
> Subject: [Wlug] Accessing Host Names
> I am trying to access the use SSH using host names instead of using the
> raw IP address. I am currently using DCHP to connect to an inexpensive
> Linksys router and I can see the host names and their IP address when I
> view the connections list.
> If the machine name (ie CLYDE) is not the host name, please correct me.
> Is there some way to extract this information? If so, how?
> Do I need to run bind to be able to use the host names in place of IP
> Any help would be appreciated.
/etc/resolv.conf is the ips of your name servers. You want to add info
basically add something like
192.168.0.100 my-ssh-server <other name for it if you want>
Key fingerprint = D1C4 086E DBB5 C18E 6FDA B215 6A25 7174 A941 3B9F