Re: [Q]: alias names for IP-adresses, how?

Ian Carr-de Avelon (avelon@phys.uva.nl)
Wed, 16 Aug 1995 10:11:01 +0000


At 00:58 16-08-95 +200, Ulrich G. Kliegis wrote:
>G'day,
>probably one of the more stupid questions:
>
>How can I associate an IP address to an alias name in CU, if it is
>possible at all? After some time, I forget who hides behind what IP
>number.

If you have a winsock which uses a HOSTS file, like Trumpet, you can give
any name you like to any IP number. The winsock checks the file before
resorting to DNS.
Yours
Ian
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