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

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Hi turbot_yu,

No, it can't.

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

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
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Technically, you can assign several hosts to one IP - only the first entry will be read though.
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Technically, you can plug a computers power cable into a block of cheese too :)
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
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But that won't work at all... using several hosts to one IP WILL WORK - for the first host.
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i am certainly intrigued on how it would work? Kinda goes against everything i know with the lmhosts file :)
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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?
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