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Re: TELNET ORDER OF SEARCH FOR HOSTS.LOCAL and DNS

Subject: Re: TELNET ORDER OF SEARCH FOR HOSTS.LOCAL and DNS
From: Jim
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 11:48:45 -0800 PST
Newsgroups: vmsnet.networks.tcp-ip.multinet

On Dec 4, 1:42 pm, Michael Corbett <corb...@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Randy Johnson wrote:
> > Mike,
>
> > Is there any way to check the hosts file first??
>
>         No, not that I'm aware of.
>

Perhaps you could use an alternate name? You could define anything
that is unique in your HOSTS.LOCAL and be able to reference it via
telnet since DNS won't resolve it.

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