[Fwd: DNS Import of /etc/hosts file]

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at cospo.osis.gov
Fri Nov 12 19:21:20 UTC 1999

On Thu, Nov 11, 1999 at 06:12:05PM -0500, Juan R Mendez wrote:
> Ron,
> Go to the DNS tools web page at http://www.dns.net/dnsrd/tools.html and download
> the h2n program. It generates forward and reverse zone files from /etc/hosts
> files.
> Juan R Mendez

Do be aware that there may be some incompatibilities.  I believe we
found that h2n copies IP addresses literally, so something that was in the /etc/hosts file would be the same in a zone file
- which translates to (leading zeroes being octal numbers).

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