localhost or loopback
taca at sky.yamashina.kyoto.jp
Fri Nov 12 02:28:35 UTC 1999
In message <CFE1D88B32E5D2119BBA080009DC399D5F2F8C at ficsrfmsg01>
on Thu, 11 Nov 1999 17:54:07 -0800,
Jin Cui <JinCui at FairIsaac.com> wrote:
> 1) 127.0.0.1 localhost
> 2) 127.0.0.1 loopback
Loopback is the name of the network which localhost belogs to.
So, loopback is need to only in /etc/networks file.
loopback 127 # UNIX loopback interface network number
If you still want to add loopback to hosts file, use the line like
As for DNS, you need to create localhost zone. And if you want to look
up loopback via DNS, you need to create loopback zone.
Takahiro Kambe <taca at sky.yamashina.kyoto.jp>
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