Solved

Can one host has several ips in the setting of host file?

Posted on 2006-10-23
7
212 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
thx
0
Comment
Question by:turbot_yu
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 39

Accepted Solution

by:
redseatechnologies earned 200 total points
ID: 17786958
Hi turbot_yu,

No, it can't.

1 IP can have several hosts, but not the other way around

-red
0
 
LVL 96

Assisted Solution

by:Lee W, MVP
Lee W, MVP earned 200 total points
ID: 17786977
Technically, you can assign several hosts to one IP - only the first entry will be read though.
0
 
LVL 39

Assisted Solution

by:redseatechnologies
redseatechnologies earned 200 total points
ID: 17786989
Technically, you can plug a computers power cable into a block of cheese too :)
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 96

Assisted Solution

by:Lee W, MVP
Lee W, MVP earned 200 total points
ID: 17787020
But that won't work at all... using several hosts to one IP WILL WORK - for the first host.
0
 
LVL 48

Assisted Solution

by:Jay_Jay70
Jay_Jay70 earned 100 total points
ID: 17792319
i am certainly intrigued on how it would work? Kinda goes against everything i know with the lmhosts file :)
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:robjeeves
ID: 17793190
Is that Cheddar or a Mild blue?  

 
0
 

Author Comment

by:turbot_yu
ID: 17793757
What I mean is a pc has several NIC, each with its own ip and in different subnet. but has same hostname, when other pc want to point to this pc in different subnet, will the hostname work?

How is the host configuration file work?
0

Featured Post

Free NetCrunch network monitor licenses!

Only on Experts-Exchange: Sign-up for a free-trial and we'll send you your permanent license!

Here is what you get: 30 Nodes | Unlimited Sensors | No Time Restrictions | Absolutely FREE!

Act now. This offer ends July 14, 2017.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

FIPS stands for the Federal Information Processing Standardisation and FIPS 140-2 is a collection of standards that are generically associated with hardware and software cryptography. In most cases, people can refer to this as the method of encrypti…
Have you ever set up your wireless router at home or in the office to find that you little pop-up bubble in the bottom right-hand corner of Windows read "IP Conflict - One of more computers on the network have been assigned the following IP address"…
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…

690 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question